I love almost any easy breakfast casserole recipe. Anything that makes my busy mornings more simple is what I need!
Breakfast casseroles are fantastic because they feed a lot of people with minimal effort. There are so many different ways to make flavorful breakfast casseroles. These recipes are sure to keep your mornings interesting and exciting!
Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole Ideas
Lots of breakfast casserole recipes can be made in advance and simply reheated when you are ready to eat them. We found 15 delicious make-ahead breakfast casserole ideas for you to try.
From hash browns and egg casserole to sweet fruit-filled casseroles, there is an easy breakfast casserole on this list for everyone!
Our delicious sausage egg and hash brown casserole is a fantastic make-ahead breakfast idea. The whole recipe can be made in one pan. Not only is this easy breakfast casserole delicious, but it is easy to clean up, too!
Shredded hash browns are mixed with eggs, breakfast sausage, and milk. Herbs de Provance is used to season the dish. The cast-iron skillet casserole is baked to perfection and is garnished with bright green onions.
You can find a frozen bag of hash browns in most grocery stores. Thawed hash browns will reduce the cooking time, but you can definitely use them when still frozen. This recipe is nice and flexible!
Bake the casserole completely and let it cool. Wrap it well and store it in the fridge overnight. In the morning, unwrap the breakfast casserole and pop the skillet back in the oven for about 10 minutes to reheat. Such an easy way to make a fantastic, hearty breakfast!
Bacon and eggs are a classic breakfast combination. This recipe from Cafe Delites mixes those two classic ingredients in an easy breakfast casserole. All bacon and egg lovers will adore this meal!
Eggs, milk, heavy cream, and cooked bacon pieces are mixed in a large bowl. Tomatoes, green onions, and chopped green bell peppers are added to the egg mixture. Frozen hash brown potatoes are tossed into the bowl to make the casserole hearty and tasty.
Cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese both add a nice, salty taste to the casserole. Make a big baking dish of bacon breakfast casserole at the beginning of the week, and you can enjoy an easy bacon and egg breakfast all week!
Oatmeal is a very healthy breakfast. Oats are full of fiber and beneficial vitamins and minerals. However, oatmeal can take a while to cook. You may not have time to make a nutritious oatmeal breakfast in the morning!
This oatmeal casserole recipe from Once Upon a Chef is the perfect way to make your oatmeal ahead of time. Bake this tasty, easy breakfast casserole in advance, then scoop and reheat it in the morning. A healthy breakfast has never been so easy!
This recipe is made with fresh apples, raisins, and walnuts. The oatmeal casserole is naturally sweet, but a little extra brown sugar makes it even sweeter. Try using dried cranberries in place of raisins to add some pretty red color to the dish. Fresh fruit will work as well.
Try scooping the oatmeal mix into greased muffin tins to make mini oatmeal casseroles. This is a great way to make this casserole recipe and make it perfect for eating on the go. Just grab an oatmeal muffin in the morning and head out your door!
Make this tasty casserole dish for you and your family to enjoy during the week. It is also a perfect breakfast to serve on Christmas morning. Try replacing the raisins with dried cranberries for a festive twist.
Looking for a great weekend breakfast idea? This ultimate french toast casserole from Lil Luna is sure to be a winner in your household.
Big pieces of sourdough bread are soaked in an egg mixture. A little cinnamon adds just the right amount of spice. The casserole bakes to golden brown perfection and can be served right away or stored in the fridge to be reheated the next morning.
Add a drizzle of maple syrup over the top of your breakfast bake. A sprinkle of powdered sugar is a nice finishing touch as well. Some fresh raspberries or blueberries will give this dish some color and flavor.
This recipe makes a wonderful holiday breakfast that doesn’t require a lot of cooking time. You can make this casserole the night before and enjoy a relaxing holiday morning the next day!
Breakfast doesn’t have to be fancy. In fact, it should just be easy, tasty, and filling. That is exactly what we were going for when we created this hillbilly hamburger casserole.
Frozen tater tots, ground beef, chopped yellow onion, and shredded cheddar cheese are the main ingredients in this easy breakfast casserole recipe. The secret ingredient is ranch seasoning. The powdered ranch gives this simple breakfast some serious flavor!
A little salt and pepper finish the dish, and the whole casserole is baked in a simple baking dish. Use frozen hash browns in place of tater tots if you’d like. You can also add some chopped bell peppers or pepper jack cheese to create your ideal breakfast. Get creative!
This recipe from The Cookie Rookie is so hearty but also so easy to make ahead. This easy casserole is like a complete meal in a pan! It has eggs, bread, and tasty ham all in one dish.
Cubed challah bread is soaked in a sweet and salty egg mixture. Deli sliced, chopped ham is added to the mix. You can also use cubed ham for larger pieces of meat.
This casserole has lots of tasty spices blended into the dish. Dried mustard, freshly grated nutmeg, and dried thyme all add so much flavor. The casserole is baked, uncovered for about 30 minutes. Slice and serve it right away or refrigerate overnight for the next morning.
Make this overnight crockpot breakfast casserole the night before and wake up to a warm, delicious breakfast. The slow cooker does all the cooking for you while you sleep! Follow the recipe instructions from Real Housemoms to make one of the best breakfast casserole ideas ever.
Frozen hash browns, diced bell pepper, and chopped onions are added to the crockpot bowl. A dozen eggs, shredded cheese, and crumbled sausage are mixed in. The overnight casserole is seasoned with garlic powder, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
Turn the crockpot on low and let the casserole cook overnight for 8 hours. You will wake up to the delicious smell of a perfectly cooked breakfast. Starting your day with healthy recipes doesn’t get any easier than this!
Sometimes, too many eggs for breakfast can become a thing. If you are tired of eating eggs every day, you should definitely try this cinnamon roll breakfast bake from Cookies and Cups. You get the amazing taste of fresh cinnamon rolls without all the hassle of baking them from scratch.
This easy recipe combines sweet cinnamon roll flavor with salty crumbled bacon. Sounds delicious, right? It is hard to resist that sweet and savory combination!
This breakfast bake may be one of the easiest recipes on our list. All you need is bacon, eggs, and some refrigerated cinnamon roll dough. Chop the pre-made cinnamon roll dough and toss it into a casserole dish. Mix in the cooked bacon pieces and pour the whisked eggs over the whole thing.
The smell of the baking breakfast casserole will make everyone in your family wake up and get excited about breakfast. No one needs to know how easy it was to make this decadent meal! You can even bake the casserole the night before and just reheat it in the morning.
Place it in the refrigerator overnight and pop it back in the oven in the morning to freshen up the baked cinnamon bread. This will save on cooking time in the morning.
The easy breakfast casserole is smothered in vanilla icing, making it even more irresistible. This decadent breakfast is ideal for Christmas morning, Sunday brunch, or just for a special Tuesday morning.
If you follow a vegetarian diet or simply looking for a veggie-loaded breakfast, this recipe from Well Plated By Erin is exactly what you need.
The base of this easy breakfast casserole recipe is twelve eggs. Here are the other veggies that go into the breakfast recipe:
- sweet potatoes
- bell pepper
This all sounds pretty amazing! Try adding chopped tomatoes, baby spinach, or even some spicy jalapenos to make the breakfast casserole even better. Use hash brown potatoes in place of sweet potatoes for another simple twist on the recipe.
Italian seasoning and fresh chopped basil add lots of flavor to the breakfast casserole. Ricotta cheese also adds a lot of interest. This is the perfect breakfast casserole for vegetarians that everyone will also enjoy.
This amazing recipe from The Chunky Chef is prepped at night and then baked in the morning. It is a great way to prepare breakfast for overnight guests, for Christmas morning brunch, or just to get breakfast ready so you can sleep in on the weekend.
There is a lot that goes into this hearty breakfast dish. Breakfast sausage, cooked bacon, cheddar cheese, and gruyere cheese are some of the ingredients that make this breakfast so rich. The recipe suggests that you add sour cream and fresh chopped chives after baking the overnight breakfast casserole.
Switch up this recipe by using Italian sausage or turkey sausage. Use brioche bread instead of Italian bread for a buttery taste. Use cubed ham in place of bacon. Don’t be afraid to get creative!
If you love spicy Mexican cuisine, then you will go crazy for this make-ahead Mexican breakfast casserole recipe from Gimme Some Oven. Make it any day of the week and reheat anytime you are ready for a nice big slice.
Chorizo sausage, corn, black beans, bell peppers, and onions are all cooked together in a skillet. Eggs and milk are whisked together in a separate bowl. Layers of the meat mixture, egg mix, and corn tortillas are added to a casserole dish. The casserole is sprinkled with Mexican blend shredded cheese and baked!
Add some chopped jalapenos to add a little spice. Serve the casserole with a dollop of sour cream, chopped cilantro, or some fresh guacamole. Fresh tomato salsa is also a delicious way to top this easy breakfast casserole.
This recipe is naturally gluten-free, making it the perfect breakfast cuisine for anyone sticking to a gluten-free diet. Be sure to use corn tortillas to keep the recipe gluten-free.
This easy breakfast casserole recipe only requires a few ingredients. However, the cheesy taste and juicy meat will fill you right up in the morning. This recipe from The Kitchn is perfect for any cheese lover.
Frozen shredded potatoes, sharp cheddar cheese, and lots of eggs are the main ingredients in this recipe. Sour cream, bell pepper, and chopped onions are mixed in with the frozen potatoes. Breakfast sausage is the dish’s main meat, but feel free to skip it for a vegetarian version.
The frozen potatoes make this easy casserole recipe very hearty. All the gooey cheese makes it almost impossible to resist. You can even sprinkle any remaining cheese in your fridge over the top of the casserole to give it more flavor.
Try making the recipe using your favorite kind of cheese in place of the cheddar. Feta, Mexican cheese blend, or even blue cheese can work in this tasty recipe.
Make a big tray of this cheesy breakfast casserole, and you can eat it all week long! Simply pop a slice in the microwave, add a little salt and pepper and enjoy!
Not many of us have time to bake fresh banana bread in the morning. If you crave that banana bread taste, this healthy, easy breakfast casserole recipe is exactly what you need. The recipe from Budget Bytes is the perfect make-ahead breakfast idea.
Ripe bananas are mashed until smooth. A little brown sugar sweetens the dish. Vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg are added to the large bowl to give the baked oatmeal that banana bread tastes. Add some chopped walnuts or raisins to make the banana bread oatmeal casserole even better.
Be sure to spray your casserole dish with cooking spray, so the baked oatmeal doesn’t stick to the sides of the pan. This may be the most flavorful, best breakfast casserole on our list!
Pancakes are an iconic breakfast food. However, it takes a lot of effort to flip individual pancakes for a lot of guests. If you want an easy pancake option, this delicious pancake casserole from Celebrating Sweets is what you need.
Mix all the casserole ingredients in a large bowl and then pour into a casserole dish. Add the crumble topping and some fresh blueberries. That is all you need to do to make enough pancakes for a crowd!
Feel free to replace the blueberries with your favorite chopped fruit. You can add fresh strawberries, blackberries, or raspberries. Some chopped mango would be delicious too!
We love this buttermilk pancake for fancy occasions like Easter brunch or just for any time we want pancakes. It really is the best way to serve a crowd homemade pancakes. A little maple syrup is all you need.
The baked, covered casserole will keep in your fridge for about a week. Wake up and serve yourself a slice of blueberry pancakes every day!
Our breakfast tater tot egg casserole is great for when you don’t have a lot of ingredients on hand but need a big breakfast. Frozen hash browns, sausage, and eggs are all you need to make this egg casserole.
You can add more veggies to this recipe if you’d like. Diced bell peppers and chopped tomatoes both work well. Some swiss cheese or any of your favorite cheese is a great addition too. Use shredded potatoes or diced hash browns if you do not have tater tots.
We also like to mix in some cheese to make the easy breakfast casserole even better. Cheese always makes things better! Cheddar, provolone, and swiss cheese all taste great in this casserole recipe.
A dollop of sour cream or some ketchup for dipping is the perfect topping to this casserole. Make this easy recipe part of your weekly routine, and you will always wake up to a fantastic breakfast.
Breakfast Casserole Recipes
We are sure that one of these amazing make-ahead casserole recipes will be the best breakfast casserole you have ever had. With so many great options, you are sure to find one that you love. From hash brown casseroles to sweet pancake breakfast casserole, there really is something here for everyone.
Breakfast casserole is the best way to make your morning meal in advance. Give a few of these easy recipes a try, and let us know which is your favorite. Enjoy!