Back during Easter dinner, we had a ton of food. We’re a huge fan of eating in this family. One thing my grandma made, that was hiding behind other things on the counter, was a container of a breakfast casserole. They were cut into cute little thick squares and I immediately grabbed one because I’m a sucker for eggs and cheese.
It was SO good, and so thick and creamy. After dinner, when everyone was leaving, I told my grandma I loved the casserole and she gave me the recipe. It was so super easy and only required a few ingredients; and of course, my volume-eating brain got to thinking. The original recipe made small squares, and I love to eat a lot so I changed some ingredients around to give us bigger servings.
The original recipe called for a half stick of butter, so I omitted that; and instead of 4 cups of shredded cheese, I used 2 cups. I still used all of the cottage cheese and flour, and added spinach because I can’t have eggs without spinach. This casserole turned out amazing! That huge slice is one serving; and it serves 8, so John and I can eat from it almost all week.
If you’re looking for a good meal prep breakfast, this Easy Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is perfect. It’s a one-bowl dish with easy clean-up; not to mention it’s pretty healthy and high-protein thanks to the cottage cheese!
If you like my Easy Egg and Cheese Breakfast Casserole, you’ll love my Simple Sausage Gravy! Click here for the recipe!