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Easy Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

Easy Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole is perfect for entertaining a crowd or serving up a simple weekend brunch. Made with frozen hashbrowns, eggs, bacon, and three different types of cheese, this savory breakfast casserole can be made in advance and is designed to feed a crowd. 
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, breakfast casserole, brunch
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 418kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 16 oz bacon diced (can also use ham, sausage, veggies, etc.)
  • 1 onion diced
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp hot sauce optional
  • 4 cups frozen hash browns thawed
  • 8 oz sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 6 oz Swiss or Gruyere cheese shredded
  • 16 oz small curd cottage cheese either 4% or 1% is fine


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish and set aside.
  • Add bacon to a large skillet and cook over medium heat until nice and crispy. Add onions and cook until translucent. Remove and drain on a paper towel. 
  • In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, salt, pepper, and hot sauce.
  • Add hash browns, shredded cheese, cottage cheese, bacon and onions.
  • Mix until combined.
  • Scoop mixture into prepared baking dish and bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until center is set. Let casserole rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
  • Top with snipped fresh chives if desired.



Calories: 418kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 168mg | Sodium: 809mg | Potassium: 390mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 495IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 299mg | Iron: 1.6mg