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
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time7 hrs
- 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
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.
Spray a 6 quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
Layer 1/2 of the potatoes on the bottom of slow cooker. Top with half of the bacon, cheese, pepper and onions. Repeat layering.
Beat eggs, milk, and green chilies in a large bowl, with a wire whisk, until well blended. Salt and pepper.
Pour evenly over potato-bacon mixture. Top with whole pieces of bacon.
Cook on low setting for 6-7 hours, or on high setting for 3-4 hours, or until eggs are set.
Top with green onions; serve! Optional to serve with sour cream and fresh salsa.