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Bubble Crumb Bacon Breakfast Bake

Course Breakfast

Ingredients

  • 3/4 to 1 bag tater tots
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 sm. onion diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper diced
  • 3 c. cheddar jack or Colby jack cheese shredded
  • 1 lb. Bacon fried crisp and crumbled
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 c. milk

Instructions

  • In a 9x13-inch casserole, add tater tots, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven until tater tots are golden brown. Remove from oven and set aside.
  • Lower oven temperature to 350.
  • In a mixing bowl, add eggs, milk and shredded cheese. Mix well and set aside.
  • In a frying pan, cook bacon until crisp, then crumble. Discard all bacon grease except 1 tablespoon.
  • Add onion and peppers to pan and sauté until soft.
  • Layer the onions and peppers on top of the pre-cooked tater tots. Sprinkle with bacon pieces.
  • Pour the egg and cheese mixture over the top.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake an additional 30 minutes.

Notes

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