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For a hearty breakfast make this breakfast bake with hash brown crust

Breakfast Bake with Hash Brown Crust

For a hearty breakfast make this breakfast bake with hash brown crust for your family.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Cindy

Ingredients

  • 4 cups shredded hash browns thawed
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 8 eggs
  • 1/2 lb sausage
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions

Crust

  1. Preheat oven to 425°
  2. In a bowl combine the hash browns, 1 cup of cheese and vegetable oil.
  3. Press hash brown mixture into bottom and up sides of a medium casserole dish.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes until crisp and golden.

Filling

  1. While the crust is cooking, brown and scramble the sausage.
  2. In a large bowl whisk the eggs.
  3. Mix in the sausage, 1 cup cheese, salt and pepper

Final Steps

  1. Decrease oven temperature to 350°
  2. Pour filling into pre-baked crust.
  3. Bake for an additional 25 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and allow to cool 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Notes

You can substitute 6 crumbled cooked bacon strips for the sausage.
You can also add veggies if you like.