Casserole is already a really popular dish to serve up for your family because it’s quite simple to make and fills everyone up.
There’s so many different casserole recipes out there as well, so you’ll never get bored of this dish. But have you ever tried a breakfast casserole?
They are basically the same as a normal casserole, but they are filled with all the deliciousness you’d usually find on your breakfast menu.
We’ve put together a list of 28 breakfast casserole recipes that you definitely need to try. So let’s take a look at them!
To start this list off, we have the classic and beloved biscuits and gravy, but in casserole form.
It tastes exactly the same as its normal counterpart, but the casserole form makes it incredibly filling and great for cold mornings.
This casserole takes a traditional breakfast of eggs and hash browns and puts them into a casserole that is incredibly delicious and imbued with the essence of breakfast time.
The eggs in this casserole are scrambled to perfection and they are incredibly fluffy in texture.
This recipe also includes sausages, but if you follow a vegetarian diet, you can replace them with a plant-based alternative or you can leave them out altogether and the casserole will still taste good.
Casseroles don’t always have to be savory, and this blueberry French toast casserole is proof of that.
This recipe takes all the wonderful qualities of French toast and casserole and combines them together to create this wonderful dish.
This breakfast strata has so many wonderful ingredients in it that you almost won’t even notice the inclusion of mushrooms, which really gives this dish an added crunch and texture that only makes it better.
This recipe is also very reliant on cheese, but it’s pretty versatile in which cheese you can use, so if you want to swap the recommended cheese out for another one, you can!
Cinnamon works well in practically anything, and that can definitely be said about this beautiful cinnamon roll casserole.
The warm spices of the cinnamon blend perfectly with the other ingredients in this recipe, and you’ll also find that it’s incredibly straightforward and easy to make, so you won’t have any issues when you’re preparing it.
Thanks to the inclusion of both sweet and spicy Italian sausage, this casserole has a beautiful kick to it that will really help you wake up in the morning.
Another important ingredient in this casserole is of course cheese and it really ties the whole dish together and compliments the sausage really well.
This casserole may include cinnamon syrup, but it is incredibly savory thanks to the sausage.
It blends sweet and savory together in a perfect balance that will really put you in a beautiful mood at the start of your day.
You might think that apples and sausages are a strange combination, but once you try this casserole, you’ll see that they are the perfect pair!
Though meat and cheese are usually what you’d find in a breakfast casserole, that doesn’t mean you can’t mix it up a bit and go for a veggie alternative.
This breakfast casserole is absolutely loaded with vegetables, from potatoes to mushrooms, to onions, and many more.
You can mix and match the vegetables as well, so this casserole can really satisfy your vegetable cravings.
This casserole takes the wonderful taste of grits and combines it with the potent tastes of garlic and cheese.
If you aren’t familiar with grits, it’s a cornmeal substance that is very cheesy and has the same sort of taste as mac ‘n’ cheese.
You won’t be disappointed when you try this breakfast casserole and you’ll definitely come back for seconds!
This casserole is the ultimate breakfast meal because it combines the wonderfully filling taste of casserole and brings in the lovely flaky pastry that is the croissant.
Croissants are really versatile because although they are usually used as a sweet treat, they can 100% be used in savory dishes and still taste just as good.
This particular dish uses bacon and shredded cheddar cheese, but if you want to switch up the meat and cheese, you definitely can!
Does it get any more breakfast-themed that waffles? Well, this recipe combines the amazing taste of waffles with the beauty of the casserole.
This one can be a little bit more finicky to get right, as you need to time it all to make sure each component comes out at the right time, but you can make it a bit easier on yourself by using ready-made frozen waffles instead.
Regardless of how you choose to do it, the effort you put into this dish is totally worth it for how it tastes!
This Mexican breakfast casserole tastes just like a bean taco, but it’s in casserole form.
It combines beautiful black beans with various other ingredients such as vegetables, meats, and much more.
If you want to make this breakfast casserole taste even better, you can add in some avocado dip or salsa and it will really take the taste and vibe of this casserole to a whole new level.
Can’t decide between pancakes or casserole for breakfast? Well, why not have both?
This breakfast casserole can be enjoyed as both a sweet and savory breakfast and it tastes delicious.
You will be using actual pancakes in this casserole so the texture will be extremely pancake-y.
One of the best-recommended toppings for this casserole is of course maple syrup, but you can swap that out for pretty much anything that you’d like.
Sweet potato is such a versatile ingredient that can be used for so many different things, and that includes breakfast!
This recipe takes the sweet potatoes and combines them with pork sausages and creamy mozzarella cheese, which is sure to give you all the energy you need when it comes to starting your day off.
If you love enchiladas then you can rejoice, because this recipe will have you making them for breakfast.
This casserole recipe tastes exactly like the enchiladas you know, but keeps it light and refreshing so you can start your day off right.
You’ll find all your favorite enchilada ingredients in this recipe, so you wont be missing out on anything.
This loaded cauliflower breakfast casserole is absolutely filled with everything you need to start your morning off in the right way.
It’s completely low on cabs as well, so along with tasting fantastic, it is quite healthy.
It’s a bit similar to a hash brown casserole, but the hash browns have been replaced with riced cauliflower, which is where all the nutrients and goodness your body needs comes from.
This bacon and tomato breakfast casserole takes the classic caprese salad and puts all the delicious ingredients in to casserole form.
It tastes absolutely amazing and will leave you feeling energized and filled with comfort, enough to start your day off with a bang.
Another beautiful vegetable inspired casserole, this spring vegetable frittata is filled with onions, mushrooms, asparagus and of course, some beautiful feta cheese, that call get baked together to perfection.
This frittata is nice and light and will give you all the energy you need to get through your day. It also tastes absolutely delicious!
Sometimes, you just want something creamy and comforting and that’s exactly what this creamy egg strata is all about.
It is filled with egg and cheese, specifically Swiss and parmesan cheese, and it tastes absolutely delightful.
For best results with this dish, you will want to leave it to chill for 8 to 24 hours. This will give the egg and cheeses time to soak in to the bread.
If you’ve got a crockpot (see also our favorite crockpot dinners) or a slow cooker you’re dying to use then this is the breakfast casserole you definitely need to try first.
Filled with all the usual breakfast ingredients, so it’s got bacon, cheese, and egg, but instead of you cooking it on the stove, you throw it all in to your crockpot and just wait for it to be done.
Similar to the other pancake casserole recipe we’ve already included, this pancake casserole absolutely goes to town on the use of chocolate chips.
If you’re a chocolate lover, then this is the perfect breakfast casserole for you!
If you love eggs benedict, then this skillet casserole is perfect for you to try.
It takes the scrumptious taste of the classic eggs benedict and puts it in to casserole form. You only need one pan to cook this casserole as well!
23. Bread Pudding
Bread pudding is a classic and comforting dessert-like dish that is perfect for breakfast.
If you have lots of leftover bread that is almost out of date, this is the perfect way to use it up. It’s rich and filled with custard and will definitely fill you up ready for the day.
Another sweet bread treat, this bread pudding is filled with blueberries. It’s sort of like the sliders dish (see also ‘The 53 Best Slider Recipes You Need To Try Right Now‘), but it’s incredibly sweet and googy.
This Monte Cristo casserole is is based on a French recipe that consists of ham and cheese in a French toast fashion.
This recipe works great for both breakfast and brunch, so start your day off right!
If you love the making s’mores around a campfire, why not bring that taste and feeling into your breakfast routine?
This s’mores French toast casserole is lovely and sweet and very comforting, especially on colder mornings.
This recipe is amazing because it includes homemade crepes that are then baked in to a beautiful casserole.
This recipe is filled with beautiful flavor and is the perfect breakfast dish to start off your day.
And finally, we have this beautiful antipasto casserole.
It’s filled with all the classic meats and cheeses you’d find in a standard antipasto spread, but in casserole form.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do You Know When A Breakfast Casserole Is Done?
If you’re struggling to work out if your breakfast casserole is done, all you need to do is insert a toothpick into the center.
Once you’ve done that, remove it and if it is dry then the casserole is done.
Another way to tell is to jiggle the pan a bit, if it’s wobbly, then it needs to stay in for a bit longer. You want your casserole to be firm.
Can I Freeze My Breakfast Casserole?
You can freeze your breakfast casserole.
They usually last around 3 months after the initial freeze and shouldn’t be eaten if they’ve been left any longer than that.
Check for mold and and “off” smell if you’re unsure.
How Long Can I Keep My Breakfast Casserole In The Refrigerator?
A breakfast casserole can last for up to 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator once it’s been cooked.
If it’s been in the refrigerator for longer than this amount of time, it’s in your best interest not to risk it and dispose of what is left.
Should I Cover My Breakfast Casserole With Foil?
Covering your casserole is actually extremely helpful when you’re trying to keep it moist, cook it evenly, and it also prevents burning.
You only want to uncover your breakfast casserole when you want it to brown, or you want to release steam.
As you can see, there are so many breakfast casserole recipes out there that are just waiting for you to try them out for yourself.
You’ll certainly enjoy the recipes we’ve listed here and they’ll become a staple in your household’s menu!
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