Amish Egg Bake

Posted by on March 20, 2013 in Recipes | 51 comments

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Amish Egg Bake  #egg bake #egg casserole #gluten-free

Delicious no-bread egg bake for any holiday brunch! #egg bake #egg casserole #gluten-free



I love egg bakes or egg casseroles!

(I think I said that in another egg bake post!)

Egg bakes are so easy to serve whether you have a big or small group for brunch at holiday time or anytime!

  Easter is  a good time to get your egg bake recipes together and this is a great one!

The Amish Egg Bake is refrigerated overnight so it is ready to place in the oven in the morning.  I really like is that it has no bread in it so it is gluten-free! Also, you don’t feel like you’re overdosing on carbs if you serve  muffins, rolls or scones with it.

Your kids will like this one, too! (my grandchildren liked it)  Just don’t tell them there is cottage cheese in there!


1 pound sliced bacon (diced,  ham (diced) or sausage ( I’ve used Jimmy Dean’s)

1 medium sweet onion, chopped

6 eggs, lightly beaten

 30 oz. bag of  frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed

2 cups (8 oz. ) shredded cheddar cheese

1-1/2 cups (12 oz.) cottage cheese

1-1/4 cups shredded Swiss cheese

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

Optional items: red or green peppers, roasted red peppers, mushrooms (sauté with onions) or sun-dried tomatoes


In a large skillet, cook bacon or sausage and onion until done, drain. (I used turkey ham so just sautéed the onions separately and added the turkey ham)  In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; stir meat mixture of choice into the potato, cheese, and eggs.  Transfer to a greased 9×13 pan and refrigerate overnight.

Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until set and bubbly.

Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.

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I used turkey ham in this one! #egg bake #egg casserole #gluten-free

Hope you enjoy it!

Are you having a brunch this Easter?

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No-bread egg bake! Great for a brunch #egg bake #gluten-free #egg casserole

Have a blessed Easter!

Phyllis (Oma)

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  1. This looks great! Thanks so much for linking up at You Link It, We Make It and congrats on your feature with Kim this week. I’m pinning this to try later! Hope to see you back this week!

  2. how do I print it?

    • This is an earlier post and I didn’t have the print capabilities on for it! Sorry!

  3. Hi Phyllis! I’m stopping over from Let’s Get Real today. My family loves breakfast foods. We eat them all day. This is very similar to an egg bake that I make, but mine does not include the cottage cheese. Do you think that adds an extra creaminess to it?

    • Yes, and more protein. I use the non-fat cottage cheese!
      Thanks for stopping by,

    • Does anyone know how many this feeds?

      • Being it’s baked in an 9X12 pan, it feeds 10 or so depending on how big you cut the pieces.

  4. Beautiful presentation. These look amazing. Thanks for sharing!

  5. I love egg bakes. Thanks for sharing this recipe, it sounds delish. I’ve saved it and will be trying it later.

  6. Pinning and sharing!!

    Hugs from Freedom Fridays With All My Bloggy Friends!!

  7. this looks so good. I can’t wait to make this. Thanks for linking up at Tell Me About It Tuesday. We hope you hop over and share with us again next week.

  8. That sounds delicious! Can’t wait to try it. Thanks for the recipe.

    • You’ll love it! Thanks for stopping by.

  9. Oh my this looks delish! I wish I could have cheese but i will be making this for my husband without a doubt

    • Too bad you can’t have cheese! Your husband will love it and love that you made it!

  10. You say egg casserole, I say: I’m hungry!!! This one looks scrumptious!!
    Happy Easter…. 🙂
    “hugs” Crystelle
    Crystelle Boutique

    • It’s an awesome one! Happy Easter to you!

  11. This looks delicious and I love that it is gluten free! Thanks for sharing!

    • It is a favorite of mine! Enjoy!

  12. I love brunch! This sounds great and I like the ingredient of cottage cheese being used! Checking this out from life created Tuesdays!

  13. Oh my goodness, this sounds delicious. I would love for you to link up to my Inspire Me party that just started. Hope to see you there.

  14. Great idea and I love the fact that it is gluten free! I used to travel over to Lancaster in PA, Amish country, when I lived near there and they really know how to cook! Thanks for sharing at What’d You Do This Weekend.

  15. This sounds good. I may make this for our BKFST at Church after Sunrise Services.

  16. Sounds indeed delicious! Thank you for sharing the recipe with us. Can’t wait to see what you’ll be sharing with us this week!

  17. Featured you at our link party today! 🙂

  18. This looks wonderful! Happy Easter and thanks so much for sharing this on WNWNW, I’ve pinned it.

  19. This was one of the most viewed links at my link party last week. Congrats!

    Thank you so much for linking this up at Saturday Spotlight! The new link party is up and I’d love to see you back. Have a great week. 🙂


  20. This looks so good! I’m not typically a fan of egg bakes because most recipes I find are casserole-ish and include things like egg-soaked bread slices. But this looks like something I would enjoy eating. Thanks for sharing!

  21. Hi,

    Thank you so much for joining Pin It Monday Hop#1 Where you pin and get pinned (LINK). Please come back on Sunday at 5pm (CST)for our Pin It Monday Hop#2. Pinned this to our Pin Board. You might want to view the 10 featured projects from Pin it Monday Hop#1 (link). Have a nice day!

  22. This looks amazing!!!! Not only am I gluten-free, but I am grain-free and this fits PERFECTLY!!!! The traditional breakfast casserole is something I really missed. I’m so glad I found this on TGIF Linky Party!!!! Thanks for sharing!!!!

  23. That looks really yummy. I will go pin it on my food board. Thanks for sharing at An Oldie but a Goodie party!

  24. Been looking for a new breakfast casserole since we now eat gluten free. This looks fantastic. Thanks for sharing.

  25. This looks freakin amazing. I have to try it.

    I’d like to invite you to link up to my party, Manic Monday –

    Hope to see you there!

  26. Thank you so much for sharing this in the Crafty Showcase! We are featuring you in a Last Minute Easter Recipe Round up!! This looks amazing!

    Have a super week. Here is your feature

    See you this weekend for a new Crafty Showcase!
    Susie @Bowdabra

  27. Stopping by from Kleinworth & Co’s Your Best Weekly linkup … This looks delicious! I love egg bakes also! Thanks for sharing!

  28. I am salivating right now. This really looks yummy and I am getting hungry.

    Pinned this. Thank you so much for joining Pin It Monday Hop Where you pin and get pinned(link). Please come back sometime to check other awesome projects and ideas. I hope to see you again next week.


  29. I was looking for an Easter breakfast recipe. This one looks yummy. Can’t wait to try it.

    • If you come to my house, we are having the Amish Egg Bake, too!

  30. oh that looks yummy!!! Thanks for linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays! love it! Really appreciate you stopping by my blog! I’m trying to keep in better touch with my linkers/readers… If you already follow me, please let me know I will find your blog on Bloglovin (I’m transferring my follows there)if you don’t follow in any way, would you consider following via GFC or other method?

  31. This looks so good! We love breakfast casseroles, and I have to say, it is nearly impossible to photograph them in a way that looks good but you did it! 🙂 Thanks for linking this up to Monday Funday!

    • Thanks for the nice complement! Appreciate it!

  32. This sounds just perfect for a late supper or Sunday brunch! Thanks for sharing it with us.

  33. Looks yummy! I found this recipe on Market Yourself Mondays. Thanks!

  34. I love how versatile this recipe is! Thanks for sharing.

  35. Looks good, and I like gluten free.

  36. sounds like a great breakfast to make my next day off yum

  37. That looks so good! Following from Friendship Friday

  38. Looks wonderful. Thanks. Linda

  39. Like the variety of cheeses you used. Such a fan of egg dishes as well. Pinning so I can try later!

  40. Mmm! This has made me hungry 🙂

  41. It sounds delicious and I’m happy I found this recipe while I was looking for glutten free ones!


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