Traditional Amish Breakfast Casserole

Enjoy this zesty Amish Breakfast Casserole recipe for a delicious tailgating breakfast.

If you're tailgating and want to try something special for Sunday brunch consider this.

The delicious traditional breakfast casserole recipe listed below is made with bacon, onion, eggs, hash brown potatoes and three types of cheese. Blend these simple, everyday, ingredients together to make what many of my friend consider to be the perfect breakfast.

Prefer a little less cheese? Try this great variation.

Traditional Amish Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Serves 8-10


  • 1 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 1 medium sweet onion, chopped
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups small curd cottage cheese
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded Swiss cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit.
  2. In large skillet, cook bacon and onion until bacon is crisp, then drain. Mix together the remaining ingredients, then stir in bacon mixture. 
  3. Transfer to a greased 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  4. Bake, uncovered at 350 Fahrenheit for 35-40 minutes or until eggs are set and bubbly

Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

Try this great variation on the delicious casserole above:

Substitute a pound of sausage instead of the bacon

Use 9 eggs instead of the six in the original recipe

Reduce cheese amounts:

1 1/2 cups Cheddar instead of 2

3/4 cup Swiss cheese instead of 1 1/4

Take your pick - both variations are absolutely DELISH!

What do you think? Now that you have tried out the recipe, leave us a quick message telling us how the recipe turned out. I'll bet your family loved eating this delicious breakfast casserole? If I was a physic I'd bet that you will be preparing this dish for many years to come. What do you thin?

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