Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole
- David Smith
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Say goodbye to leftovers with this Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole. Layered with crispy tater tots, gooey cheese, savory sausage, and fluffy eggs this breakfast casserole has earned thumbs up virtually the table every time I serve it.
I literally cannot believe that I haven’t tried this before. This tater tot breakfast casserole with sausage blew the lid off of my expectations. This is one breakfast that I’m going to be making regularly for years to come.
I venerate the simplicity of breakfast casseroles. Just throw everything in a sultry dish and wait an hour. It’s divine for a lazy morning. But, I had no idea that a breakfast casserole with tater tots could end up stuff so good.
As much as we love tater tots (and who doesn’t love crispy bites of hashbrown potatoes??) I don’t know why I never thought to use them this way surpassing now. These pulled pork tater tot nachos are unchangingly a win and cheesy salary tater tots disappear well-nigh as quickly as they can be eaten straight off the tray.
Bacon, diced ham, and pork or turkey sausage will all work well in this casserole. You just need well-nigh 1 pound (or 2 cups cooked) of whichever meat option you segregate to use.
This tater tot sausage breakfast casserole is a unconfined make-ahead breakfast. Cover the assembled casserole with foil and refrigerate overnight. When ready to cook, set the unprepossessed casserole on the counter while the oven preheats.
Bake for 50 minutes, leaving the top covered with foil, and then uncover to torch an spare 20-25 minutes, until the eggs have set. The top should be golden brown virtually the edges.
You can moreover freeze the cooked casserole for easy breakfasts. Just portion it into individual servings and store it in zip-close bags. Place the individual tons in a larger freezer bag or container and freeze until needed.
I’ve once made this twice increasingly since I photographed it. It’s currently stacked in freezer tons in our freezer and my youngest son has been warming it up for his breakfasts surpassing school. He LOVES it.
To reheat, thaw portions overnight in the fridge and reheat in the microwave OR reheat frozen portions at half power for 2 minutes and then at regular power until warm.
You’ll need the pursuit ingredients to make this recipe:
Start by preheating the oven to 350ºF. Then, grease a 9×13 sultry dish with butter and set aside. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt and crumble the sausage.
Place the tater tots in the buttered sultry dish. Then, add the cooked sausage and 1½ cups of cheese. Stir the ingredients to combine.
In a medium-sized bowl, combine the eggs, milk, salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder. Then, pour the egg mixture over the tater tots, cheese, and sausage in the sultry dish.
Top with the remaining ½ cup of cheese. Then, torch for 55-60 minutes until the eggs have set and the top is golden brown virtually the edges. Serve warm.
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