Low Carb Ham Breakfast Casserole

Low Carb Ham Breakfast Casserole
Low Carb Ham Breakfast Casserole

Low Carb Ham Breakfast Casserole

What could be better than ham, bacon, and eggs? A quick low carb breakfast casserole with plenty of extra other ingredients will hit the spot.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb cubed ham
  • 12 eggs
  • 8 bacon slices, fried, and crumbled
    • Save 2 Tbsp bacon grease for the veggies
  • 5 cups Mexican style blend cheese
  • 8 oz canned mushrooms, drained
  • 4 oz canned diced mild green chiles, drained
  • ½ red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ medium red onion, diced
  • ½ heavy cream
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF
  • Spray a 9" x 11" foil pan with nonstick spray
  • Cook the onion and red bell pepper in the bacon grease
  • In a large mixing bowl crack the eggs
    • Add heavy cream, salt, pepper, and whisk until well combined
  • Add ham, bacon, onion, red pepper, mild green chiles, mushrooms, and 2 cups of cheese
    • Stir until well combined
  • Pour the ham breakfast casserole mixture into the foil pan
  • Top the casserole with the remaining 3 cups of cheese
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes until the casserole edges are golden brown and the eggs are set (dry)
  • Let cool for 5 minutes before serving
Ham Breakfast Casserole Mixture
Ham Breakfast Casserole Mixture
Baked Ham Breakfast Casserole
Baked Ham Breakfast Casserole

2 Responses

  1. Lori
    | Reply

    Very good! Low carb and tasty!! Next time I will omit the added teaspoon of salt and double the green chilies. I will definitely be making this again!!!

    • Peter Jautaikis
      | Reply

      Recipes are just a guide. Tweak it to your personal tastes. Glad you enjoyed the recipe.

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