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Christmas Breakfast Casserole

Christmas morning is almost here! With this festive morning happening soon, you need to have something amazing on hand. This Christmas Breakfast Casserole is everything a family could ask for in the morning. This recipe calls for 6-7 ingredients, which means the recipe itself will be simple!

christmas breakfast casserole with slices of avocado

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Need more breakfast ideas for Christmas morning? Try these Grinch Christmas Cinnamon Rolls!

What is a casserole?

If you aren’t familiar with what a casserole is, then you are in for a surprise. Mostly, a casserole is a bunch of ingredients mixed together, when it’s done, you have one dish that is cut up into single-serving sizes. Most casseroles have meat, pasta, and cheese!

What’s in this Christmas Breakfast Casserole

ingredients for christmas breakfast casserole

Now that you know you want to make this casserole, you may be wondering what ingredients you need to make it. These ingredients are simple everyday products that you may already have on hand.

  • Eggs – This casserole calls for the usage of eggs!
  • Milk – Another simple ingredient that will help bring this breakfast casserole to life, milk.
  • Sausage – My favorite casseroles for breakfast involve using sausage.
  • Red and green bell pepper – Get ready to taste deliciousness thanks to this red and green bell pepper addition.
  • Shredded cheddar – Trust me, you’ll want to add the shredded cheddar to this casserole.

Don’t forget to add salt and pepper to taste. Everyone likes different amounts of salt and pepper, so add what you feel most comfortable with!

How to Make Christmas Morning Casserole

This is called a Christmas Morning Casserole for a reason. It’s super easy to make, which is why this is a go to recipe in our house. No one wants to be stressed out on Christmas morning. This recipe is also low carb, so you don’t have to worry about loading yourself up with carbs the day of making this casserole.

  1. Go ahead and preheat the oven and prepare your pan.
  2. Whisk together the milk, eggs, and seasonings.
  3. Brown the sausage on a pan while you are whisking together the other ingredients.
  4. Add the cooked sausage, bell peppers, and cheese into the greased prepared pan.
  5. Pour the egg mixture on top of the casserole.
  6. You can either bake now or store for the next day!

Tips for Making this Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole

breakfast casserole with red and green peppers on a white plate
  • Make this casserole the night before – There is no doubt in my mind that Christmas morning is already stressful enough. Make this casserole the night before, cook it on Christmas morning, and then enjoy it before or after you’ve opened all the gits.
  • Freeze the casserole – Go ahead and make an extra casserole for later! You can make double Christmas Morning Breakfast Casseroles and then enjoy one later.
  • Mix up the ingredients – If you’d like to add another meat to this casserole you can! Feel free to add different veggies and various kinds of cheeses! This breakfast casserole is a great basis for making any casserole.

How to Freeze

Once you’ve made this recipe, you can easily freeze it. Just make sure it’s in an airtight container. Also, to keep it from getting freezer burnt, make sure it’s cooled down!

Other Casseroles to Try

make ahead breakfast casserole for christmas morning on a white plate with peppers and avocado
christmas breakfast casserole
Yield: 8 servings

Christmas Breakfast Casserole

Christmas morning is almost here! With this festive morning happening soon, you need to have something amazing on hand. This Christmas Breakfast Casserole is everything a family could ask for in the morning. This recipe calls for 6-7 ingredients, which means the recipe itself will be simple!

Ingredients

  • 12 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound sausage, browned, crumbled, and drained
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 9x13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper until well blended.
  3. To the baking dish, add the sausage and diced bell peppers. Top with cheese. 
  4. Pour the eggs over the top of the mixture.
  5. If baking in the morning, cover tightly and store in the refrigerator overnight. Remove from the refrigerator about 30 minutes prior to cooking or while the oven preheats.
  6. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until the center is set and the cheese is melted and golden on the edges.
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