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Caprese Breakfast Casserole

This easy breakfast casserole made with mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, and basil Is perfect for Christmas brunch or any morning. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 5 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast casserole, casserole
Servings: 12
Calories: 158kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 18 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup roughly chopped basil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x13-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a small skillet, heat the olive oil over medium high heat. Add the onion and cook until tender, about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs. Whisk in the milk. Stir in the onion and garlic. 
  • Stir in 1 cup of the shredded mozzarella cheese, the tomatoes, basil, salt, and pepper.
  • Pour the egg mixture into the prepared pan. Space out the tomatoes and basil, if necessary. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese over the top of the casserole.
  • Place the pan in the oven and bake for 45 to 60 minutes, or until the until the eggs are firm and the top is slightly golden brown. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Cut into squares and serve warm. Season with additional salt and pepper, if necessary. 

Nutrition

Serving: 12g | Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 257mg | Sodium: 380mg | Potassium: 157mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 675IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 126mg | Iron: 1.3mg