This Christmas Make The Best Breakfast Casserole That Would Woo The Family!

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You really do not have to be a MasterChef at conjuring comforting winter food at home or an amazing breakfast casserole! Casseroles are slow-cooked dishes, and you would enjoy making them in your own time and pace. But first and before we show you recipes on how to conjure up your own breakfast casserole, let’s get a better understanding of what a casserole is and the basic way to spruce up a delicious breakfast casserole too.

Easy Breakfast Casserole

Defining a casserole!

It is as we said a winter comforting food and with many aromas and flavors, customised plans to its name and it is slow-cooked too. This method is very simple, and takes daily items from the kitchens, meats, and veggies, leftovers from last night’s meals, and converts them into delicious soulful meals.

Overnight Egg Casserole

With that being said, a breakfast casserole or any casserole for that matter is not tough to make. It is the art of combining prepared ingredients into a dish, covering it up, and then placing it in the oven to cook. It is the heat in the oven- the indirect heat which helps warm the ingredients in a slow fashion. This does not allow the foods being cooked to stick to one another. And the food particles would not burn at the base too.

Brunch Casserole

In most cases, a casserole would be cooked in an oven-proof dish which is with a tight-fitting lid, and one which is deep. These are dishes made from ceramic or glass, cast iron too and they are all oven-proof. You can easily find the best traditional cookware at many online shops like e.g. Stone Frying Pans.

The process of casseroling once again we must remind you is not a tough concept, and there are tricks up the sleeves to use which can make it an amazing dish to have. Here is an easy guide on a basic casserole to make at home.

Egg Casserole

Things needed:

  • You would need a chopping board and sharp knives.
  • Get along an oven proof casserole dish which has a tight-fitting lid. In some homes, you may not have a flame-proof or an oven proof dish, which is okay- toss the ingredients in the frying pan and then transfer them after moderately cooked in it, into the oven.
  • Keep a flat edged spoon handy, for stirring needs and to remove any ingredients from the base of the pan that has been dislodged.
  • Carry a pair of oven gloves, because you would need to wear them and remove the casserole dish from the oven.

Breakfast Casserole Recipes

Handy hints for the perfect casserole:

Christmas Egg Casserole

Here is a recipe for the sausage egg casserole

This is an amazing sausage egg casserole that is made by most mothers and grandmothers on Christmas mornings, and since it has just once a year, it is a special treat to the senses too. The sausage egg casserole is known to be super yummy and that is why everyone should try the sausage egg casserole at least once.

Ingredients:

  • A pound of pork sausages
  • A pinch of mustard powder
  • Salt to taste as per your liking
  • Four beaten frothy eggs
  • A cup and a half of whole milk
  • White bread slices, a couple of them- toast and cut them into cube forms
  • A cup of shredded cheddar cheese

How to do it:

  1. This is a recipe that takes minimum two hours to the max to cook. The slower the better though.
  2. We begin by crumbling the sausages and cooking it over medium heat.
  3. Turn them brown and then drain the juice out.
  4. In a small bowl, mix the spices and eggs and milk well, and add the bread crumbs and sausages in them.
  5. Now add the cheese and stir them well so that everything is evenly coated.
  6. Place the mixture in a greased baking dish and cover with an aluminum foil.
  7. Place this now in the fridge overnight. The next morning, get the oven preheated to 350F or 175C.
  8. Place the dish in the oven and bake for an hour.
  9. Uncover and bring down the heat, and then bake for half an hour more to brown the top.
  10. Remove and serve.

Egg Casserole With Bread

Learn now how to make an overnight egg casserole

To have an overnight egg casserole the country style, we would need to dig deep to find out the secrets of this yummy dish. So let’s learn how to make this tasty overnight egg casserole which can be your yuletide affair in the kitchen that brings your family members together for a hearty breakfast meal while the spirit of the season and the holidays are on. This is a recipe perfect for those that do not want any meat but do not mind the eggs in the overnight egg casserole.

Ingredients:

  • Six cups of cheese
  • Two tablespoons of butter
  • A cup of sliced onions
  • A cup of bell peppers chopped
  • A cup of drained and chopped mushrooms
  • Eight eggs
  • A cup of all-purpose flour
  • Herbs and spices according to taste
  • Two cups milk
  • A dash of lime

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How to do it:

  1. For this amazing recipe, we shall begin by greasing the plate with oil. It should be a non-stick plate.
  2. We then go on to sprinkling half of the cheese. Make sure you sprinkle the cheese evenly all over the baking plate.
  3. In another skillet, we shall melt the said amount of butter, and over medium heat shall all the onion slices, bell pepper pieces, and mushrooms that have been drained and chopped shall be cooked. They have to all turn golden brown and tender.
  4. These are then to be brought to normal room temperature and placed in the baking dish which has cheese in it. Top it up with spices and herbs of your choice.
  5. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese onto this mixture.
  6. In another bowl, beat the eggs into a frothy mix and add a dash of spices and lime to it.
  7. Take a spoon full of all-purpose flour and add to the frothy egg mix. Add the remaining herbs and spices to the same and blend well.
  8. Pour this mixture over the ingredients and cover with aluminum foil.
  9. Let it sit overnight. The next morning, preheat the oven to 350F and remove the foil from the dish.
  10. Now place the dish in the oven and cook for an hour. Remove and check; if the top is not brown enough, give it another round of ten minutes of cooking.
  1. Remove and serve into cut squares. Garnish with herbs and sauce

Sausage Egg Breakfast Casserole

How does one make an easy and quick brunch casserole

While you are busy partying and entertaining guests for the holidays, food is a must-have item to serve. Without the need to say more, you would not be in a mood to cook something elaborate, and this is why we are here to help you learn how to cook an easy brunch casserole. You may not wake up pretty early on a cold winter morning, and that is okay. This brunch casserole would save you the time and energy of thinking about what to serve your near and dear ones for a hearty brunch! Here’s how to make the brunch casserole.

Ingredients:

  • A pound of pork sausages
  • A cup of chopped bell peppers of your choice
  • A cup of onions, chopped
  • A cup of small potatoes, boiled and chopped into dices
  • A cup of cheddar cheese shredded
  • A cup of all-purpose flour
  • Two cups of milk
  • A teaspoon of salt
  • A teaspoon of pepper
  • Four eggs beaten to a froth

How to do it:

  1. We shall begin to make this recipe by preheating the oven to 400F. in the meantime, we shall also grease a rectangular baking dish too.
  2. The pork sausages should be cooked to a golden brown on low flame in a deep pan, and to this, we shall add the onions and the bell peppers to stir fry when the cooking of the sausages comes to an end.
  3. Mix now the potatoes and the cheese into this mixture and remove from the flame at once.
  4. In another bowl, add the frothy egg liquid, milk and the all-purpose flour with the spices and herbs of your choice and mix or blend well into a uniform mixture.
  5. Pour all the cooked ingredients into this mixture.
  6. Now pour the final mix into the greased dish and bake without any cover for an hour.
  7. Remove from the oven and poke the center of the dish with a knife.
  8. If the knife comes out clean, it means it is cooked or else, place it back into the oven for another ten minutes and cook.
  9. Remove from the oven the final casserole and sprinkle cheese, herbs, and spices on it and bake for a minute to brown. Cool off and serve.

Casserole Breakfast

An easy way to conjure up an egg casserole

An egg a day can bring the body plenty of proteins and healthy fats much needed. If you do not fancy having an all veg casserole or an all-meat one, you can try the delicious egg casserole, which is for the egg lover’s delight. We are here to help you make an easy weasy.

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