If you’re looking for a delicious and hearty breakfast casserole to serve to your family on Christmas morning, there’s a bevy of recipes on the Internet that can fit your needs.
From casseroles with sausage to casseroles with cheese, we’ve got the twenty-five best breakfast casseroles that will fill you up and leave you wanting more.
Savory Best Breakfast Casseroles
1. Biscuits and Gravy Casserole
If you’re looking for a traditional breakfast but a non-traditional casserole, look no further than this Biscuits and Gravy Casserole. With hearty and full flavors, this casserole is a great way to kick off a Christmas morning.
2. Breakfast Enchiladas
These breakfast enchiladas give a kick start to your morning with the great taste of peppers, onion, eggs, and salsa verde. Topped by Colby Jack cheese and cilantro, these enchiladas are a great addition to any holiday morning breakfast traditions.
3. Amish Breakfast Casserole
An incredibly simple dish to prepare, this casserole is full of flavor and takes less than an hour from prep to serving. It has six simple ingredients, and uses the unique flavor of cottage cheese to give the dish a smooth finish.
4. Best Breakfast Casserole
A great stand-alone recipe or perfect as a side dish for cinnamon rolls or fresh fruit, this casserole saves time by using pre-made crescent dough to create a dish that is cheesy, light and delicious.
5. Spinach Artichoke Egg Casserole
Spinach and artichoke are accompanied by artichoke hearts, red pepper, and cheese for a savory and tasty dish that full of rich flavor. There is some pre-cooking prep that is needed (to prepare the onions), but the dish in general is very easy and can be prepared the morning of in less than an hour.
6. Potato Bacon Egg Breakfast Casserole
While it only serves six people (vice the typical twelve), this casserole is full of flavor and is sure to be a hit at your small family gathering. With the taste of bacon, potatoes and eggs, this casserole is a breakfast classic.
7. Ricotta Frittata
The flavors of ricotta, red pepper and potato make this a unique casserole. It’s prepared in a skillet vice a baking dish, giving the outside a delicious browned flavor. For those looking for a breakfast that is less sweet, but not as heavy as a ham, cheese and sausage casserole, this is a perfect choice.
8. Five Ingredient Sausage Hash Brown Casserole
This casserole stands out due to only having five ingredients. It might be short on ingredients, but it’s definitely not short on taste. With the great flavors of sausage, hash browns, eggs and cheese, this casserole has all the great breakfast tastes your family will love.
9. Sausage and Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
This Sausage and Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole is heavy on the sausage and hash browns, and light on the eggs, making it stand out from the other casseroles on our list. It does require some prep in advance (to cook the sausage and hash browns prior to combining), but the end result is worth it.
10. The Food Network’s Breakfast Casserole
With a mix of eggs and egg whites, spinach, cheddar and parmesan, this casserole has a variety of unique flavors that combine to make one delicious breakfast meal.
11. The Recipe Critic’s Best Breakfast Casserole
If you love eggs, this Best Breakfast Casserole is the dish for you. Topped with potatoes, ham and cheese, this hearty casserole is a filling and tasty dish that is sure to please.
12. Buttery Breakfast Casserole
This casserole, which combines flaky croissants with eggs and sausage, is a unique take on the classic strata. With a little bit of prep, you can enjoy this tasty and savory dish with your whole family on Christmas morning.
Sweet Breakfast Casseroles
While the term “breakfast casserole” often conjures up thoughts of cheese, sausage, and gooey has browns, sweet breakfast casseroles are enjoying a rise in popularity with recipes that involve such breakfast favorites as pancakes, French toast and croissants.
13. Triple Berry French Toast Casserole
This Triple Berry French Toast Casserole is delicious, and perfect for a winter’s morn as it does not require fresh berries. The recipe is also dairy-free, making it a perfect option for the lactose-intolerant members of your household.
14. Chocolate Croissant Breakfast Casserole
While the Chocolate Croissant Breakfast Casserole might not be a right fit for those looking to watch their waistlines this holiday season, it is a great choice for anyone with an interest in sweet, tasty chocolate or buttery pastries. You can even serve it as a dessert by adding a scoop or two of French vanilla ice cream when serving.
15. Blueberry Buttermilk Pancake Casserole
Blueberry buttermilk pancakes are a classic morning treat, and when served with a brown sugar crumble, they make a perfect breakfast casserole option. This casserole retains the light, fluffy texture of pancakes with the tart bite of real blueberries, and can easily be made the morning of your holiday celebration.
Cheesy Breakfast Casseroles
Breakfast and cheese are a match made in heaven, and these casserole recipes are no exception. With gooey, hot cheese, potatoes and eggs, these casseroles are sure to be crowd pleaser.
16. Easy Cheesy Breakfast Casserole
While this casserole does require a little bit in terms of prep (by cooking the sausage, onion and peppers), the delicious combination off flavors pays off in a big way.
17. Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
A take on traditional ham and cheese with a green chile twist, this casserole has a bit of spice to start your morning off right. And the one-hour cooking time makes this casserole a Christmas morning breeze to make.
18. Cheesy Tater Tot Breakfast Bake
The best part of this casserole might be the tater tots, it might be the cheese, or it might be that this casserole can easily be made ahead of time to save time during your morning. This casserole not only has a heaping of cheese, but also plenty of protein in the form of sausage, bacon and eggs.
19. Cheese Potato Breakfast Casserole
With just a few ingredients and no preparation, this cheesy casserole is so easy and delicious you’ll find yourself making it frequently. Preparation is as simple as mixing the ingredients and pouring into a casserole dish to bake, and the casserole can serve up to twelve.
20. Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole
A hot and bubbly casserole option, this recipe is a homemade take on Cracker Barrel’s famous hashbrown casserole. Serve it by itself or as a side on your family’s breakfast table.
Healthy Breakfast Casseroles
21. Turkey and Egg Breakfast Casserole
If you finish the year on a healthy note, this turkey and egg breakfast casserole is sure to please. With ground turkey, spinach, and coconut oil, this dish is a great substitute for the heavier cheese-and-potato variety casseroles.
22. Mexican Breakfast Casserole
If you have family members who are partaking in Paleo, this Mexican breakfast casserole will have them begging for more. With sweet potatoes, coconut milk and a variety of veggies, this casserole is a crowd pleaser and healthy to boot.
Make Ahead Breakfast Casseroles
23. Easy Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole
With delicious ingredients like sausage, bell peppers, mushroom and spinach, this casserole can be prepared in advance and then cooked in the oven the morning of your holiday to save valuable time.
24. Overnight Pancake Casserole
If you’re looking for a sweet casserole to make in advance, try this Overnight Pancake Casserole. It’s got the light and fluffy taste of pancakes with a sweet cream and streusel filling and topping.
25. Sausage and Grits Casserole
Nothing is more traditional breakfast than grits, and this Smoky Sausage and Grits casserole combines the great flavors of breakfast meat with the classic flavor of grits. You can even make this casserole up to four days in advance and keep it in the fridge until you’re ready to cook and serve.
So whether you choose to serve something cheesy, something sausage, or something with a little bit of everything, there’s sure to be breakfast casserole on our list that is the perfect starter to your holiday morning.