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As with many casseroles, this one won’t win any prizes in the looks department. But, it takes the ribbons in ease, ability to make ahead,  low carb – and most of all – flavor. 

And by flavor, we mean that when we let one junior belle be the taste tester, it got two thumbs up…from her, that’s no small feat!  Picky doesn’t even begin to describe this one!  If she could eat out every night she would be in hog heaven.

But maybe the tide has changed, because junior belle widened her big green eyes, flipped her golden locks and declared that it was so good she wanted seconds!!! Winning!!!


from the food charlatan

 Cheesy Overnight Bacon and Egg Breakfast Casserole

Recipe by The Food Charlatan (a great blog all y’all should peruse) 


16 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese 

1 T flour

1 pound bacon , cooked and crumbled  ( feel free to use ham or sausage)

12 eggs

1 cup milk 

11/2 t salt

3/4 t pepper

1/2 t seasoned salt 

1/4 t dry mustard

1/4 t onion powder

1/4 t garlic powder

1/4 t paprika

Spray a 9×13 casserole dish with nonstick spray or grease with butter

Place cheese in dish and sprinkle with flour.  Toss together to combine (any combination of shredded cheese you like can be substituted) 

Sprinkle bacon evenly over the cheese

Beat eggs, milk, salt , pepper, seasoned salt, dry mustard, onion powder, garlic powder, and paprika 

Pour over bacon and cheese

Cover and refrigerate overnight 

Preheat oven to 325. Bake uncovered for about 45 minutes or until center is set and top is browned

Let stand 5 minutes before cutting and serving 

Listen to the chorus of satisfied partakers!

We happen to love this Casserole dish….perfect for oven to table!  Might want one for yourself!