Charleston Breakfast Casserole
- Ready In:
- 1hr 10mins
- 12 slices bacon
- 1⁄4 cup butter, melted
- 3 cups croutons
- 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
- 6 eggs
- 1 3⁄4 cups milk
- 1 bell pepper, diced (any color)
- 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
- salt and pepper
- Place bacon in a large, deep skillet.
- Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown.
- Drain, crumble and set aside.
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
- Melt butter in the microwave, or in a small pan on the stove over low heat.
- Spray a 9x12 inch baking dish with vegetable spray.
- Place croutons in the bottom of the dish, and drizzle with melted butter.
- Sprinkle with grated Cheddar cheese.
- Crack the eggs into a bowl, whisking to break up the yolks.
- Add milk, peppers, mustard, salt, and pepper, and beat until well-combined.
- Pour over the croutons and cheese, and sprinkle with crumbled bacon.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes.
- Remove from oven and allow to stand 10 minutes before serving.
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