Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole
Slow-Cooker Breakfast Casserole PHOTO: LIZ ANDREW/STYLING: ERIN MCDOWELL

Fact: You should be using a Crock-Pot to make breakfast. May we suggest this recipe for slow-cooker breakfast casserole? Instead of cooking the eggs, potatoes and bacon separately, you can do it all at once. (And you might actually get to enjoy that cup of coffee for a change.)

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Makes 6 servings
3 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

3 cups frozen hash browns, thawed

3 tablespoons melted butter

2 cups shredded white cheddar cheese, divided

Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1¼ cups crumbled cooked bacon

1½ cups halved cherry tomatoes

1 bunch scallions, sliced

8 eggs

½ cup whole milk

Directions

1. Grease the inside of the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.

2. In a medium bowl, toss the hash browns with the melted butter and 1 cup of the shredded cheese to combine. Season with salt and pepper. 

3. Press the hash-brown mixture evenly into the bowl of the slow cooker. Arrange the bacon, cherry tomatoes and scallions on top of the hash browns.

4. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs with the whole milk to combine. Pour the egg mixture over the bacon and tomatoes. Sprinkle 1 cup cheddar cheese on top.

5. Cook on high for 2½ to 3 hours. Serve immediately.

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