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Perfect for feeding a crowd or a hungry family on the weekend, this hashbrown casserole is comforting, cheesy, full of fresh veggies, and can be made ahead for a busy holiday! #casserole #hashbrown #breakfast #easyrecipe #cheesy #vegetarian #baked #makeahead #overnight #holiday
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5 from 5 votes

Cheesy Breakfast Hashbrown Casserole

Packed with fresh veggies and plenty of cheese, this casserole is the epitome of comfort food!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast casserole, holiday breakfast recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 358kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream , feel free to use a little more for a creamier texture
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 4 cups shredded frozen hashbrowns (about half of a 32 oz bag) , thawed
  • 1 cup diced bell peppers (any color, or a mix)
  • 1/2 cup diced white onion
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup minced jalapeno (optional)
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese , divided
  • minced parsley or chives for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F degrees. Butter a 3 quart baking dish and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, heavy cream, salt, and pepper until combined. Set aside.
  • In a separate mixing bowl, combine thawed hashbrowns, peppers, onion, tomatoes, jalapenos (if using), and 2 cups of cheese. Spread mixture evenly in the bottom of prepared baking dish.
  • Evenly pour the egg mixture into the baking dish, using a wooden spoon to make sure all of the hashbrown mixture is coated.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese and bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown and set in the center. If top is browning too much before center is set, cover with foil.
  • Top with chives or parsley and enjoy!

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Notes

Additional topping options include sour cream, salsa, jalapeno slices.

Nutrition

Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 265mg | Sodium: 501mg | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1417IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 291mg | Iron: 2mg