@DanHower’s Cheesy Breakfast Bake
3/4 — 1 bag tater tots
salt and pepper to taste
Add any spices (I used “slap ya mama seasoning”.
1 small onion or 1/2 large onion, diced
1/2 red bell pepper, diced
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
5 medium size mushrooms chopped
1 lb bacon crisp, crumbled
12 breakfast sausage links, chopped
1 & 3/4 cups milk
1/4 cup water
3 cups cheddar jack or colby jack cheese, shredded
In a 9×13 casserole dish
add the tater tots.
salt to taste and pepper to taste.
Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven
until tots are golden brown. Remove from oven
and set aside.
Or deep fry Tots until golden brown.
Lower oven temp to 350.
In a mixing bowl, add 10 eggs,
1 & 3/4 cups milk,
1/4 cup water (for egg fluffyness)
and 3 cups shredded cheese.
mix well an set aside.
In a frying pan or oven, fry bacon until crisp, then crumble.
discard all bacon grease except 1 tablespoon for sauteing
the onion, peppers.& mushrooms
In the same fry pan as the bacon, saute the diced onion, peppers & mushrooms until soft.
Fry or microwave sausage links until cooked.
Fill the 9×13 pan with tots.
Layer the onions, peppers & mushrooms on top of the pre cooked tots.
Layer the bacon crumbles & sausage on top of the onions, peppers & mushrooms.
Pour the egg and cheese mixture over the bacon/sausage layer.
COVER with aluminum foil and bake in a pre heated
350 oven for 45 minutes. UNCOVER and bake for an
additional 30 minutes.
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