Recipe By Krysie
Published Apr 3rd
Prep 15m Cook 30m Additional - Ready In 45m
Servings 1 baking dish Calories 301.3

Cheese, hash brown potatoes, bacon, and eggs come together to make a deliciously different and hearty breakfast casserole. Great for company or a special brunch! For a version that has less fat, cholesterol, and calories, use low- or no-fat cheese and/or omit bacon.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (2 pound) package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 8 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • ¼ cup diced green bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 (16 ounce) package small curd cottage cheese
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 3-quart baking dish.
  2. 2 Combine hash browns, Cheddar cheese, onion, bacon, green bell pepper, and parsley in a bowl. Transfer to the prepared baking dish.
  3. 3 Mix eggs and cottage cheese together in a blender until smooth. Pour evenly over the potato mixture.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 301.3
  • Carbohydrate 23.1 g
  • Cholesterol 130.8 mg
  • Fat 21.2 g
  • Fiber 1.9 g
  • Protein 19.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 11 g
  • Sodium 491.7 mg
  • Sugar 1 g


  1. Made it just now for brunch. I used ham instead of bacon and added some baby Bella mushrooms. Whirled the eggs/cottage cheese mixture in the Blendtec on smoothie setting and it came out great! The fam loved it.
  2. It was ok and we did not have any cottage cheese so we used shredded cheese it was ok. I would highly recommend
  3. Took longer to cook than 30 minutes, I ended up keeping it in for about 40, but once it was done it was so good. Great for a quarantine easter brunch
  4. I didn t have any hashbrowns so I baked some potatoes and used them! Very good dinner!
  5. I use fresh grated Yukon Gold potatoes instead of prepared hashbrowns. Great recipe!
  6. This recipe is great! The recipe calls for the hash browns to me THAWED and the eggs and cottage cheese to be combined in a blender. From some reviews I think folks don t read the instructions well. If the potatoes aren t cooked or the egg and cottage cheese aren t smooth then you - Read more ...
  7. I also found that the frozen hash browns weren t cook. I even covered it with foil for the entire cooking time then removed the foil and cooked additional 15 minutes and the hash browns were not cooked. I make breakfast casseroles for my teenage daughter and freeze individual servings and I found that when - Read more ...
  8. This was good but needs a bit of a kick in flavor. I used a jalapeno instead of bell pepper but I think it could benefit from some garlic. I will definitely add more bacon next time. Thank you for the recipe.
  9. I used this as a base recipe. Left out the bacon in deference to son's vegetarian girlfriend so I added garlic powder for flavor. One thing--you really need to blend the eggs and cottage cheese or you won't get the right texture. There are lots of ways to play with this--add spinach other spices etc. - Read more ...