15 Quick and Easy Breakfast Casseroles for Busy Mornings
If you hit the snooze button one too many times, a delicious, filling breakfast is still possible — thanks to breakfast casseroles. While make-ahead breakfast casseroles are certainly a time-saver, they require forethought. So if you wake up with hungry mouths to feed and no time to spare, you can easily throw these simple breakfast casseroles together in as little as half an hour. And since everything cooks in the same dish, you'll have less dishes waiting for you later. These breakfast casseroles require minimal prep work, so you can get on with your day. Here are 15 quick and easy breakfast casserole recipes for busy mornings.
Egg and Sausage Casserole
The crust on this savory casserole is made with packaged crescent roll dough so you can get that flaky crust without too much effort. "I have made this many, many times now for all kinds of events," says reviewer ANGIEGAL. "I get asked for the recipe all the time."
Super Easy Egg Casserole
Cheddar cheese, eggs, bacon, bread, red bell pepper, green onion, milk, garlic, salt, and black pepper are combined and dumped into a casserole dish before baking — it doesn't get much easier than that! "This could easily be prepared the night before and baked in the morning," says reviewer Lekili. "It would also be good for a quick and easy dinner."
Spinach and Mushroom Egg Casserole
If you're looking for a meatless main course, look no further than this vegetarian breakfast casserole made with cottage cheese, Monterey jack cheese, frozen spinach, and canned mushrooms. Some reviewers suggest upping the bake time to about 50 minutes.
Fast-and-Fabulous Egg and Cottage Cheese Casserole
"This is the easiest and best egg casserole I have tried so far. My sweet mother-in-law shared this recipe with me," says recipe creator OLGA HUNT. "I make three or four at a time and keep them in the freezer to take to gatherings, feed guests, or surprise kids. Green chilies make it pop!"
Make-Ahead Breakfast Bars
You can prepare this casserole, made with shredded hash browns, ham, and cheese, the night before and simply pop it in the oven in the morning. "I will make this again," says reviewer Lauemiand S. "It was a hit for breakfast for the kids."
This recipe is truly the best of all worlds: it has the flavor of pancakes, with added meat for protein, all in the convenience of a casserole. "The maple smell was so delicious and the casserole was a real hit," says reviewer beaucook. "Easy to make too so it will definitely be part of our recipe roulette!"
Rebekah's Keto Egg Casserole
"Easy to make and prep for meal prep on keto," says reviewer Jose Muñoz. This recipe requires just 15 minutes of prep and 35 minutes of cook time, making it quick and easy whether or not you choose to do the prep work ahead of time.
Father's Day Casserole
Best Breakfast Casserole
"This is my family's favorite breakfast recipe, always served on holiday mornings," says recipe creator floyd8090. "It's great when complemented with fruit and resurrection cinnamon rolls. You can assemble this casserole, cover it with plastic wrap, and refrigerate it overnight before baking, if desired."
Best Biscuit-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
Reviewer Chef Mo says, "No need to go out for breakfast, because this recipe is awesome!" Just six ingredients make up this simple recipe complete with eggs, hash browns, sausage, cheese, and biscuits.
Breakfast for Dinner Casserole
Whether you serve it for breakfast or dinner, this casserole is an easy way to sneak in some fresh veggies, like peppers and spinach. Take it from reviewer Jelena Perry who says, "Great way to sneak vegetables in for picky children like mine. They loved it. Making it for the second time tonight. Just doubled everything up because they wanted more."
Cheese and Potato Breakfast Casserole
Looking for something that's quick, easy, and filling? This casserole checks off all the boxes. It's loaded with potatoes, cheese, onion, bacon, peppers, and cottage cheese. But don't be fooled, it all comes together in 45 minutes, start to finish.
Egg White Breakfast Casserole
If you're looking for a low-calorie breakfast casserole, this egg-white casserole is loaded with vegetables and healthy ingredients that are just as filling as more traditional casseroles. Reviewer Kims says, "It was easy to make, and tasted great!"
Sweet Potato and Egg Breakfast Casserole
Sweet potatoes, coconut milk, and sage bring an unusual flavor combination to your breakfast plate. And would you believe this casserole only requires 10 minutes of prep work?
Instant Pot® Breakfast Casserole
Fans of the Instant Pot® will be pleased to find another use for it: breakfast casserole! Recipe creator thedailygourment says, "The fresh bounty of vegetables at my local farmers market was the inspiration for this breakfast dish. This recipe uses a set of stackable stainless steel insert pans which can be found on Amazon."