5 Ingredient Breakfast Casserole

5 Ingredient Breakfast Casserole

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350 degrees –prep time 15 minutes – cook time 40 minutes – Serves 6 easily

What You’ll Need:

  • 9×13 casserole dish
  • Hand Mixer
  • Cutting Board
  • Sharp Knife
  • Measuring Cup
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Deep Pan
  • Spoon / Spatula
  • Cooking Spray

Ingredients:

  • 12 Eggs
  • 1/3 cup Sour Cream
  • 8oz (or more) of Shredded Cheddar Cheese (I use mild, and way more than 8oz.)
  • bag of Hash Browns or Potatoes O’Brien
  • Onion Powder and Green / Red Peppers are optional (If you use them chop and mix them in with the potatoes.)
  • Sliced or Cubed Ham
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To Make:

Cook the hash browns – don’t brown them unless you like crunchy casserole

  • Crack the eggs and yolks into the mixing bowl
  • Add 1/3 cup of sour cream to the eggs
  • Add some cheese to the egg and sour cream
  • Use the hand mixer to mix and make the eggs, sour cream, and cheese fluffy
  • Slice the ham (cubed or ribbons, ribbons look fancy)
  • Spray the casserole dish
  • Layer like so – hash browns, cheese, eggs-cheese-sour cream mix, ham, and more cheese
  • Stick it in the oven for 40 minutes at 350

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I enjoy a bagel with it but toast or crescents would be pretty great too. Enjoy!

Oven Roasted Potatoes Recipe

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Makes enough for 2 to 3 servings.
Prep time is about 15 minutes.
Roast at 475 for 30 minutes total.

What you’ll need:

{Ingredients}
6 small/medium potatoes
1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon lemon dill
1/2 tablespoon garlic (chopped or minced)
1/2 tablespoon peppery herb rub
1 tablespoon olive oil

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{To use}
cutting board
potato peeler
sharp knife
large (freezer size) ziploc bag
cookie sheet
aluminum foil

{Directions}
1-Scrub the taters.
2-To peel or not to peel the choice is yours.
3-Cut the taters in half length wise and then slice em 3 or 4 times across (depending on the size, you don’t want them super thin – think bite size).

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4-Measure and put the spices and olive oil in the ziploc bag.
5-Add the taters to the mix and SHAKE them until they’re covered.

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6-Let em soak in the spices and oil for 5 to 10 minutes shaking them every few minutes.
7-Line the cookie sheet with the aluminum foil.
8-Spread the taters evenly on the sheet.

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9-Roast them for 15 minutes. Take them out and flip them. Then roast them for another 15 minutes.
10-Let em sit for a few because they’re HOT then enjoy.

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I’ve made them with and without the skin, they’re delicious either way. They’re perfect with chicken and pork chops. A friend of mine suggested added parmesan cheese to the mix. I’ll give that a try next time.

US Mess Recipe

So tonight’s dinner is a recipe that my Mom got from someone that she worked with 30+ years ago.  She calls it US Mess because she got the recipe when she was working at US Messenger.

When I was a kid this was one of the meals I’d request weekly. I mean, meat, corn, taters what more could a kid want?

Ingredients
1lb ground beef
1 can of cream of chicken/broccoli/celery soup
1 bag of tater tots
1 bag of frozen corn

(Mozzarella cheese is optional. I usually sprinkle some on the top.)

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Directions
1st Brown the meat and drain the grease.

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2nd Spray a 9×13 casserole dish (I use Pyrex) with Pam

3rd Lay down the meat

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4th Lay down the corn

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5th Lay down the tater tots

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6th Pour the soup

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Bake it for 35-40 minutes at 350 then enjoy!

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