Bacon and Hash Brown Egg Bake

Bacon and Hash Brown Egg Bake

Brunch? Mix up breakfast favorites of bacon and hash browns in a make-ahead egg bake.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

9:40

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

1
lb bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms
2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
3/4
cup milk
12
eggs
1
package (2 lb) frozen hash browns, thawed
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (16 oz)
  1. In 12-inch skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Using slotted spoon. Remove from pan to small bowl. Cover and refrigerate. Drain drippings, reserving 1 tablespoon in pan. Add onion, bell pepper and mushrooms; cook 4 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in mustard, salt and pepper. In large bowl, beat milk and eggs with wire whisk.
  2. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. Spread half of hash browns in baking dish. Spread onion mixture evenly on top. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese. Spread remaining hash browns over top. Pour egg mixture on top. Cover; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Heat oven to 325°F. Uncover; bake 50 to 60 minutes or until thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese and the bacon. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until knife inserted in center comes out clean, top is puffed and cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Use Monterey Jack, Colby or Swiss for the Cheddar cheese.
Serve-With
Serve with assorted breads and fresh fruit.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 220),
  • Total Fat 24g
    • (Saturated Fat 12g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 265mg;
  • Sodium 740mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 22g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.