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Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

This comforting Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole recipe is filled with eggs, sausage, bacon, cheese, and of course Tater Tots!  This breakfast casserole recipe will be a welcome addition to your mornings! 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Resting Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast casserole, casserole
Servings: 10
Author: Kasey Schwartz

Ingredients

  • 1 pound breakfast sausage
  • ½ pound about 5 slices bacon
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil for cooking peppers
  • 1 cup red bell pepper cleaned and finely diced
  • 1 cup green bell pepper cleaned and finely diced
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese reserve ½ cup ** see notes
  • 1 cup shredded swiss cheese or your favorite
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon season salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 bag 32 oz frozen tater tots
  • Green Onions or chives for garnish if desired

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Spray a 13x9 baking dish with cooking spray
  • In a heavy skillet on stove top, cook sausage, drain and set aside
  • Cook bacon, remove from pan and set on cutting board
  • Drain pan and wipe clean
  • Add oil to pan and heat
  • Cook peppers until soft, remove from pan and drain if necessary
  • In a large bowl, whisk eggs
  • Add milk, 1 ½ cups cheddar and swiss cheeses, and seasonings, whisk until well combined
  • Stir in peppers, sausage and bacon
  • Pour into prepared 13x9 baking dish
  • Top with Tater Tots
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes or until bubbly and eggs are set
  • Remove from oven and add additional cheese, if desired
  • Return to baking for 3-4 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly
  • Remove from oven to wire rack, let set 5-10 minutes before serving

Notes

Cheese - you can reserve cheese to add to top of casserole at end of baking, or add all at once
Make-Ahead - You can make this casserole up ahead, cover tightly with plastic and store in the refrigerator overnight. To bake, remove from the fridge and set on the counter for 20-30 minutes, then cook as directed in the recipe.
You can also cook the sausage, bacon and peppers ahead of time to make assembly go faster.