Potato egg casserole is a versatile dish that you can be served at breakfast, brunch, or dinner for the whole family to enjoy. There are so many variations on this classic dish that you’ll always be able to mix things up a little bit and create a fancy dish for a family celebration. I’m excited to share with you fifteen different potato egg casserole recipes today, most of which will create a huge dish that’s big enough to serve your entire family.
1. Bacon, Potato, and Egg Breakfast Casserole
Bacon is the perfect complement to your potato and egg casserole, and this recipe from Kitchn is ideal for the next time you are entertaining a group of family or friends. It’s one of the simplest yet heartiest breakfast dishes to make, and once you’ve prepared all of the ingredients, you’ll put everything in the oven for forty minutes until it’s golden brown and ready to serve. This is the perfect dish for the whole family but can be adapted for vegetarians by removing the bacon and adding extra vegetables and peppers instead. If you don’t feel like getting up early in the morning to cook, prep this dish the night before and then simply put it into the oven to cook before breakfast time.
2. Cheesy Spinach-Potato Egg Casserole
Martha Stewart shares this easy one-dish meal that makes a naturally vegetarian and gluten-free dish. It’s an excellent dish for serving when you are catering to a wide variety of dietary requirements, and yet it is fancy enough to serve during the holiday season. You can prep everything the night before and then simply cook it in the oven before serving, so it’s great for those weekday mornings when you want a substantial breakfast but don’t have time to spend hours in the kitchen.
3. Cheesy Mashed Potato Egg Skillet Casserole
In less than thirty minutes you’ll have a crowd-pleasing breakfast ready to serve, thanks to this recipe from Tablespoon. You’ll cook everything in a cast-iron skillet, and the cheesy mashed potatoes will be topped off with eggs, bacon, and extra cheese. To make this an even more filling dish, consider adding ground sausage in with the mashed potatoes. It’s a great recipe for using up any leftover mashed potato during the holidays, and you can add two to three cups of it into this recipe.
4. Hash Brown and Egg Casserole
You’ll love that this hash brown and egg casserole recipe from Allrecipes requires just fifteen minutes of hands-on prep time in the kitchen. It’s best prepared with maple-flavored pork sausage, but you can substitute any kind of sausage as a good alternative. It’s a cheesy dish that the whole family will love, but make sure you use a deep baking dish so that you can cover it with aluminum foil before cooking.
5. Bacon, Potato, and Egg Casserole Bites
Yummly shares these convenient bite-sized breakfast casseroles that make a complete breakfast in a smaller portion. They are ideal for cooking as a batch ahead of time and then enjoying on the go when you are in a rush on the way to school and work. You’ll need just eight simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen to make these tasty bites, and you’ll want to ensure you coat the pan with non-stick cooking spray so they can easily be removed and enjoyed.
6. Caramelized Onion and Potato Breakfast Casserole
Better Homes & Gardens offers us this caramelized onion breakfast casserole which is perfect for a grown-up breakfast or brunch. You can prepare everything the night before, and then put your dish in the fridge to chill overnight. In the morning you’ll simply have to bake the casserole before slicing it up to serve. Combining potatoes, pancetta, and onions, you’ll create a luxurious breakfast casserole that will wow any guests you have to stay in your home.
7. Baked Eggs with Chorizo and Potatoes
Cooked together in a big cast-iron skillet, chorizo, potatoes, and eggs make the perfect combination for a breakfast that your whole family will enjoy. Food & Wine shares this recipe which requires forty-five minutes to cook and creates eight substantial portions. Use spicy fresh chorizo in this recipe for best results, and you can boil your potatoes the day before and then leave them in the fridge until the morning.
8. Healthy Egg Casserole
Randa Nutrition has created this healthy yet satisfying casserole dish which takes under an hour to prepare and cook. With just ten minutes of prep time required, you’ll create a breakfast that’s suitable for anyone on the Whole30 or Paleo diet. This recipe combines sweet potatoes, egg, kale, and bell peppers for a meal that’s packed with nutrition yet will be sure to impress any family member or friend. The best thing about this recipe is that it can be enjoyed at any time of the day, thanks to its versatility. You’ll be satisfied for hours after enjoying this dish, and it will stop even the hungriest of kids and teens from snacking for a while!
9. Healthy Bacon Egg Potato Breakfast Casserole
For a healthy twist on the classic dish, check out this breakfast casserole from Jeanette’s Healthy Living. It’s a lighter version of the traditional dish and is great for breakfast, brunch, or dinner at any time of the year. This healthier dish is packed with vegetables and uses low-fat cheese, lean turkey bacon, and non-fat cottage cheese. It would be best served on a bed of baby kale, which makes a healthy breakfast that anyone will appreciate. You’ll only need to spend twenty minutes in the kitchen preparing this dish to create nine servings to feed your whole family.
10. Ham and Potato Casserole for Two
While this casserole usually creates a huge dish that’s perfect for family gatherings, sometimes you are only looking to cater for one or two people, and this recipe from Persnickety Plates would be great for a romantic weekend breakfast for you and your partner. It’s a really quick and easy recipe, and to save even more time, you use prepared potatoes in the meal. You can also add pre-cooked ham, which you’ll quickly chop up into pieces before adding to the dish. If you’d like to add some vegetables into the mix, consider adding peppers, spinach, tomatoes, or onions for even more flavor and texture.
11. Mini Bacon Potato Egg Casserole
Nutritious Eats shares this gluten-free recipe which creates a one to two-person portion of bacon potato egg casserole. It’s ideal for anyone who lives alone or doesn’t want to waste fresh produce on creating a huge dish of casserole. The casserole only takes twenty-five to thirty minutes to bake, due to its smaller size, so you won’t have to wait too long in the morning to enjoy your yummy breakfast!
12. Potato Egg and Biscuit Breakfast Casserole
If you are looking for a substantial casserole for breakfast or dinner, try out this recipe from Key Ingredient. It feeds up to eight hungry people, yet only requires fifteen minutes of hands-on prep time in the kitchen. You’ll use Pillsbury Grand biscuits, hash browns, eggs, onion, cheese, and bacon to create a flavor-packed dish that kids and teens will love. It’s like enjoying a complete breakfast in one bite!
13. Hungarian Potato and Egg Casserole
This is one of Hungary’s national dishes, and this casserole combines potato with hard-boiled slices of egg. Traditionally, it’s eaten for dinner, although you can enjoy this recipe from The Splendid Table for breakfast or brunch. For meat-eaters, serve it alongside sausages and a salad for a complete meal. To ensure the dish cooks evenly, make sure you choose potatoes that are of a similar size.
14. Instant Pot Bacon Egg Casserole
If you’ve been reading this site for long enough, you’ll know I adore my Instant Pot. There’s nothing better than throwing everything into the device and letting it work its magic. 365 Days of Slow + Pressure Cooking shares this easy recipe which requires just five ingredients and minimal time in the kitchen. You’ll enjoy crispy bacon slices, cubed potatoes, fluffy eggs, and cheddar cheese, which will be cooked to perfection in the Instant Pot. Even on the busiest of mornings, you’ll have time to prepare this dish, as it needs only fifteen minutes of prep time.
15. Layered Potato Egg Bake
For a thick and substantial casserole, try out this recipe from Idaho Potato which creates a layered potato egg bake. You’ll combine bacon, fresh potatoes, and hard-cooked eggs to create a meal that kids and teens are sure to enjoy. For extra flavor, the dish is seasoned with Mexican or Cajun seasoning, and you’ll add three cups of cheddar cheese to create a creamy topping for the dish.
As you can see, there are so many exciting variations to the classic potato egg casserole, so whether you are a meat-eater or not, you’ll be able to mix things up for your future breakfasts and brunches. A casserole is the perfect dish to set your family up for the day and will keep even the hungriest of teens and kids satisfied for hours to follow.