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Farmer's Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Farmer's Breakfast Casserole

Rating 5-0 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
Graham

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Farmer's Breakfast Casserole is an easy, crowd-pleaser of a breakfast (or brunch). It's versatile and forgiving enough that you can play around with the quantities to dress it up or down, depending on your personal preferences.

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 50 Minutes

Ingredients for Farmer's Breakfast Casserole

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to serve 6 (or more):
FOR THE CROUTONS
2 cloves
garlic
  pinch
salt
5 tablespoons
extra virgin olive oil
4 thick slices
white bread
FOR THE CASSEROLE
8 rashers (slices)
smoked streaky bacon (side bacon)
8 oz
Cheddar cheese
6 large
eggs
1 pint
milk
1
bell pepper (sweet pepper) - any colour
1 tablespoon
Dijon mustard
 
salt and pepper

 

How to Cook Farmer's Breakfast Casserole

  1. For the croutons (yes you can buy them if you want - but your own taste much better!!), peel and crush (mince) the garlic and cut the bread into ½" (1cm) cubes. Combine the garlic, oil and salt in a bowl and mix well. Add the bread cubes and turn until they are coated evenly in oil. Spread the coated cubes onto a 9"x12" (23cm x 30cm) baking sheet and bake in a preheated moderate oven (Mk 4 - 350ºF - 180ºC) for about 10 minutes until the croutons are golden.
  2. While the croutons are cooking, place the bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Remove from the pan and drain on kitchen paper and set aside. Grate (shred) the cheese and core and dice the pepper.
  3. Remove the croutons from the oven and turn the oven heat down a little to (Mk 3 - 325ºF - 170ºC). Sprinkle the croutons with grated Cheddar cheese. Crack the eggs into a bowl and break up the yolks with a fork. Add the milk, diced pepper, mustard, salt, and freshly-ground black pepper to taste, and beat until well-combined. Pour over the croutons and cheese, and crumble the bacon over the top in bite-size chunks.
  4. Bake for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to stand 10 minutes before serving. Great at any time of day!

 
Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
Try adding a dash of grated cinnamon to the egg mix. It adds a slight sweetness that compliments the egg.
 
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Reviews of Farmer's Breakfast Casserole

Rating 5 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again March 09 2015
I'm not sure why this is called a casserole but who cares - it's GREAT! My whole family rave over it. No need to change anything. Comfort food at its finest.
(3 reviews)
 

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