Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

Enjoy Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole, an easy overnight recipe. Prepare ahead, cook all night, and wake up to a delicious breakfast!

Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

We get so excited when we have overnight guests. Especially during the holidays!

My easy Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole recipe is perfect for guests and easy to prepare ahead.

Plug in the slow cooker before you go to bed.

And wake up to a big bowl of deliciousness!

Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

I love to serve it as a buffet with fruit, maybe biscotti or scones, and juice and coffee.

Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

We have a guest room that is fun to get ready, especially for the holiday season with pops of red, water bottles, magazines, and cozy blankets.

Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

Upstairs I’ve finally decorated with a little bit of red, and we still don’t have our tree! In years past, we always had our tree up the weekend of Thanksgiving. Now we live in a forest, and we have no tree. Go figure. :)

Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

But Alder-bear (our Whoodle) is ready for company! (Here’s a peek at our last house at Christmas.)

Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

This Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole is made with delicious 100% wood smoked bacon, and this recipe can feed up to 12 guests!

Cook the bacon in small pieces (don’t you love the smell of bacon?). Save a few whole pieces for the top!

Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

Mix the eggs with green chilies and milk!

Layer the ingredients (hashbrowns, bacon, cheese, red onion, peppers, and cheese). Pour the egg mixture. Top with whole slices of bacon!

Don’t forget the toppings:  Sour cream, salsa, and green onions!

ENJOY!

How is your Christmas decorating coming along?

Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

Make the night before; cook through the night. Wake up to a delicious breakfast, ready to serve with sour cream and fresh salsa.

Optional cooking time: 3-4 HOURS on HI OR 6-7 HOURS on LOW

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. frozen hashbrowns
  • 1 lb. bacon, cut in small pieces (keep out 4-5 whole pieces) (We used Wright Hickory Smoked Bacon)
  • 2 cups Monterey or  jack/colby cheese
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 16 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 7 oz. can green chilies, drained
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. In a large frying pan, fry the bacon pieces on medium heat (set the whole pieces aside). Remove to a bowl and absord the bacon grease with paper towels. Fry the whole pieces; set aside.
  2. Spray a 6 quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  3. Layer 1/2 of the potatoes on the bottom of slow cooker. Top with half of the bacon, cheese, pepper and onions. Repeat layering.
  4. Beat eggs, milk, and green chilies in a large bowl, with a wire whisk, until well blended. Salt and pepper.
  5. Pour evenly over potato-bacon mixture. Top with whole pieces of bacon.
  6. Cook on low setting for 6-7 hours, or on high setting for 3-4 hours, or until eggs are set.
  7. Top with green onions; serve! Optional to serve with sour cream and fresh salsa.
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More hashbrown recipes: Hash Brown Fritatta [Fifteen Spatulas], Hash Brown Crusted Salmon [A Family Feast], Spinach and Bacon Hash Brown Quiche [Grandbaby Cakes], and Slow Cooker Pesto Denver Omelette Breakfast [RE].

Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

6 comments on “Slow Cooker Bacon Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole”

  1. Yum so good. I might need to share this with my MIL since she’s making an egg casserole for Christmas morning

  2. I do not see any ham listed in the ingredients but it is included in the directions. So, where does the ham come in?

  3. great idea cooking this slow overnight, hard to duplicate all of those flavors quickly but no one wants to wait for breakfast, so thank you for this recipe!

  4. The colors are so vibrant – your photography is fantastic! This is absolutely magnificent, scrumptious, delicious, super yummy bacon hashbrown breakfast casserole. Thx for sharing recipe, i definitely add it to my cookbook!

  5. This is so yummy and interesting bacon hashbrown breakfast casserole. I tried this kind of recipe before but this is unique.

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