Its loaded with shredded potato hash browns and tons of sauted spinach, bell peppers, and mushrooms. Not only is it a cinch to whip up, its totally customizable Be it sausage, ground chickenturkey, shredded rotisserie chicken, or meatless with tons of veggies like I made it. The options are endless. Once youve got your protein picked out, grab your favorite cheese and start shredding. Mozzarella, swiss, and sharp cheddar are just some of the cheeses that will pair well with this casserole. BUT BUT BUT More reasons to make it you can MAKE IT AHEAD and just bake it off in the morning. How good would this be for Halloween breakfast A nice hearty and veggie loaded casserole thatll keep you and the little ones going all day long. All Appetizers Baked GoodsDessert Breakfast Holiday Main Dishes Quick Snacks Salads ShakesBeverages Side Dishes Mango Blondie Bars Apple Ladybug Treats. I kind of debated whether I should actually call this a breakfast casserole recipe as its more of a guideline that can easily be adapted to your families breakfast casserole needs. Did I mention it makes a tonLike 1. The hubby and I enjoyed this casserole for a couple of days but its one of those that actually tastes better with time. And yeah, you bet it was dinner the next day. But loaded with veggies and eggs, its hearty and keeps you full for hours afterwards. I spiced mine up with a whole cup of Franks hot sauce. And it gave the casserole so much flavor. If youve got little ones, you can cut the hot sauce back to a couple tablespoons or leave it out all together. But even with the cup added into the breakfast casserole, I still splashed on a little more before gobbling it down Lets talk about the recipe. Visit Mothership Bakery Cafe for the best breakfast, brunch lunch menu in Danbury, CT Soups, smoothies, pasta, sandwiches, breakfast catering. Its super simple, I promise. I sauted the veggies separately in a skillet before layering them in. If you decide to use any kind of protein, just saut it before adding it into the casserole. So it starts like this just spray a 91. We want the hash browns on the bottom to get nice and colored. Then add in the hash brown, pack them in firm. Next, whisk the eggs, salt and pepper, milk, and if youre using it, hot sauce, in a bowl and set it aside. Saute and add your protein veggies on top of the potatoes and drizzle on your egg mixture. Top it with your favorite cheese and thats it Let it all bake up for 4. Saturday mornings. Sometimes I like to assemble the casserole from the night before and let it come to room temperature for about 2. I enjoy a cup of coffee and bake it off in the morning. Lazy Saturday morning breakfasts are my favorite part of the whole week. Yield 1. 0 1. 2 servings. Prep Time 2. 0 mins. Recipes For A Crowd here. Cook Time 4. 5 mins. Total Time 1 hour 5 mins. A super simple veggie loaded breakfast casserole thats easily customizable I loaded mine with shredded potato hash browns, tons of fresh veggies, and a big dash of hot sauceYou can add crumbled sausage, shredded chicken, or anything else you please Ingredients 2 tablespoons oil. Directions In a large skillet over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the mushrooms and saut them for 4 minutes or until they start to brown. Add a small pinch of salt along withe onions and garlic and let cook for 2 minutes. Remove to a plate. Add the second tablespoon of oil, if needed, and saut the peppers for 1 minute. Add in the baby spinach and allow it to wilt, remove from heat, set aside. Generously spray a 91. Lay the shredded potatoes in the bottom of the dish and press to make sure they are spread out evenly. Add the veggies both the mushrooms and the pepper mixtures over the potatoes, set aside. Position a rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 3. F if you are baking the casserole immediately. In a large bowl, whisk together the egg, half and half, hot sauce, and a big pinch of salt and pepper. Pour the egg mixture over the prepared veggies. Sprinkle the cheese over the top and another small pinch of salt and pepper. Bake the casserole, uncovered, until the cheese melts, and the top gets in and golden, 4. Allow the casserole to cool for 1. Notes TO MAKE AHEAD prepare the casserole as directed, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight or as required not to exceed 2. OTHER ADD INS I kept this recipe vegetarian, but you can certainly add in browned sausage, ground turkeybeef, shredded chicken or ham. The cheeses I recommend for this casserole are cheddar mild or sharp, mozzarella, and pepper jack, or swiss. Little Spice Jar. All images content are the sole property of Little Spice Jar. Please obtain permission prior to using my images. 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