Friday, January 29, 2010

Amish Breakfast Casserole

1 pound sliced bacon, diced
1 medium sweet onion, chopped
6 eggs, lightly beaten
4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
1 cup small curd cottage cheese
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese (I like to use grated hot pepper Monterrey Jack cheese instead)

• In a large heavy skillet, cook bacon until bacon is crisp and drain; sauté the onion. In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; stir in bacon and onion.
•Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish.
•Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until set and bubbly. Let it rest for a few minutes before cutting.

This old recipe has been passed among friends. You can use sausage instead of bacon. Add some sauté mushrooms or roasted peppers or sundried tomatoes – Artichokes is my favorite secret ingredient. Use your favorite cheese instead of Swiss cheese or whatever kind of cheese you may have available. Don’t be afraid to experiment. This is a good dish to take to Sunday school or any brunch you want to get a compliment.

1 comment:

Fashion Chalet said...

OK my mouth just watered and my stomach growled. :)

Want to try this one out now!



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