Prep: 40 mins | Cook: 1 hr. | Additional: 1 day | Total: 1 day | Servings: 5 | Yield: 4 to 6 servings
Christmas is fast approaching! If you want a new dish to serve on Christmas eve, give this one a try. It’s simple, delicious, and budget-friendly! All the things we look for in a holiday meal, right? Feel free to add more ingredients to this to make it even better. Enjoy!
2 medium (2-1/2″ dia)s onions, chopped
2 cups fresh sliced mushrooms
1 tablespoon butter
4 cups frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon garlic salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
4 large eggs
1 ½ cups milk
1 pinch dried parsley
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
Step 1: Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Step 2: Add in the bacon and cook until greasy and crispy. Remove the bacon and the grease. Set aside.
Step 3: Add in the onion and mushrooms. Cook for 5 minutes or until the onion is translucent and the mushrooms are soft and tender.
Step 4: Brush butter in a 9×13-inch casserole dish.
Step 5: Arrange the potatoes in the bottom. Season with garlic salt, salt, and pepper. Crumble the crispy bacon on top, followed by the mushrooms and onion.
Step 6: In a medium mixing bowl, add in the milk, eggs, and parsley. Beat until well mixed.
Step 7: Transfer the beaten egg mixture into the casserole. Sprinkle grated cheese on top. Cover with plastic wrap and place inside the fridge to chill overnight.
Step 8: Prepare the oven and preheat to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F.
Step 9: Remove the casserole from the fridge. Remove the cover and place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 1 hour or until cooked through.
Step 10: Remove from the oven and let it sit at room temperature to cool.
Step 11: Serve and enjoy!
If you do not have time to spare, you can bake it the same day. Set the bake time to 45 minutes instead of 1 hour.
Per Serving: 493.8 calories; protein 28.1g 56% DV; carbohydrates 31.9g 10% DV; fat 28.6g 44% DV; cholesterol 217.3mg 72% DV; sodium 1518.4mg 61% DV.