Ultimate Amish Breakfast Casserole


Ultimate Amish Breakfast Casserole

Ultimate Amish Breakfast Casserole
Ultimate Amish Breakfast Casserole

Learn how to make a morning meal just like they serve in Amish country with this ultra simple recipe for the Ultimate Amish Breakfast Casserole. Loaded with hearty ingredients like bacon, hash browns, and four different kinds of cheese, this is one casserole recipe that's nearly impossible to forget, even as you go about your busy day.

Amish cooking has earned a reputation for being classically-delicious and extremely flavorful and this breakfast recipe is no exception!

Yields12 serving

Preparation Time15 min

Cooking Time40 min



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 pound sliced bacon, diced
  • 1/2 pound bulk breakfast sausage, or sausage links, cut into pieces
  • 6 eggs, whisked
  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/4 cup shredded Jarlsberg cheese
  • 1 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Fresh chives, minced


  1. Heat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  2. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and bell pepper and saute for 4-5 minutes until softened. Remove to a large bowl.

  3. Add the bacon and sausage and cook until the mixture is browned and crispy. Drain the mixture to remove the fat.

  4. In the large bowl with the onion/bell pepper mixture add the eggs, hash browns, cheddar cheese, Jarlsberg cheese, cottage cheese and sour cream. Mix until well combined.

  5. Stir in the bacon/sausage mixture.

  6. Scoop the mixture into the baking dish and bake for 40 minutes until golden on top and the casserole is set. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

  7. Top the casserole with some chopped fresh chives.

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You just stick Amish in the recipe title to generate more clicks.

what is Jarlsberg Cheese? Never heard of it.

This recipe would be great for brunch! And it looks pretty simple, too )

This sounds like the perfect recipe for a family breakfast or potluck. It has all of my favorite breakfast ingredients inside!


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