Ham and Cheese Overnight Breakfast Casserole


This delicious and easy breakfast casserole is a great way to use leftover cooked ham, but you can also substitute cooked bacon to change it up. You can make it the night before so all you have to do is bake it in the morning.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 45 mins
8 servings


  • cooking spray

  • 3 medium English muffins, split

  • 12 large eggs

  • 2 cups milk

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¼ teaspoon ground mustard

  • 1 pound cooked ham, diced

  • 1 ½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided

  • ¼ cup chopped green onions


  1. Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Arrange English muffin halves in a single layer in the bottom of the baking dish.

  3. Whisk together eggs, milk, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and mustard in a bowl until well combined. Pour egg mixture over English muffins in the baking dish. Sprinkle chopped ham and 1 cup Cheddar cheese on top of the egg mixture.

  4. Cover with foil and refrigerate overnight.

  5. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until eggs are set, 30 to 35 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese and chopped green onions. Slice and serve.

Cook's Note:

If you're short on time or forgot to prep this the night before, it can also be made the same morning.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

414 Calories
27g Fat
14g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 414
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 338mg 113%
Sodium 1209mg 53%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 21mg 103%
Calcium 309mg 24%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 400mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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