Poor Man's Casserole (Potato, Egg & Bacon Casserole)

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Chef Gorete

My family craves this simple, yet delicious dish. You can't go wrong with a 3 ingredient meal.

Top Review by amanda.nagy

This is a family favourite on holidays, but it's great any time of year. I like to add a bit of cayenne and pepper for flavour. Serve it with ketchup or sour cream for an extra little something!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F Peel and slice the potatoes about 1/2 inch thick, then cook in salted water just until tender (do not overcook). Drain and run under cold water to stop the cooking.
  2. Cut half a pound of your favorite bacon cut into 2 inch pieces setting aside about 3 uncooked slices for top. In a frying pan, cook the balance of the bacon pieces until it just starts to crisp.
  3. Slice the boiled eggs width wise about 1/4 inch thick.
  4. Using a deep casserole dish, layer 1/3 of the potatoes, 1/3 of the egg slices, and 1/2 of the cooked bacon. Repeat the layer. For the final layer, add the remaining potatoes, eggs and the raw pieces of bacon on top. I like to pour the bacon fat remaining in the frying pan over the whole dish.
  5. Bake uncovered in the oven for approximately 35 minutes, or until the bacon on the top is crisp. Enjoy.

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