Egg casseroles are great for so many things. They are a quick way to serve a large number at a brunch. They work well for meal prep as a quick grab-and-go breakfast option. And because there are so many options, they can be quick to make with ingredients on hand, like this Italian breakfast casserole recipe.
This egg casserole has an Italian twist and it all started because I had the meats already in the fridge!
Easy Ingredients and Easy Prep
Chopping salami and prosciutto have their challenges. They are a stickier meat and hard to separate. Fortunately that was the most work I put into this breakfast egg casserole.
I like recipes that I can mix all at once and dump. I don’t always like to think through the prep process – maybe I’m lazy or maybe I’m just hungry! This recipe is as easy as dump, mix, poor and bake.
This recipe made a thin casserole in a 13 x 9 pan. I added some spring onions on top, but those are optional. I just like the extra flavor.
It bakes up so pretty – it would be lovely on any brunch table. Just watch – people will think you worked so hard to make it! We’ll just keep that our secret :)
If you plan to bake it for meal prep to be reheated through the week, make sure you don’t overcook as it will dry out if you microwave it later.
Enjoy this with your morning coffee. Check out my favorite bulletproof coffee – it’s the perfect keto compliment.
Let me know in the comments what you think if you do make it!
Poll: are you a corner person or a middle person? I like the middle of a casserole, but I LOVE the ends of a meatloaf. So I don’t know if there’s one answer!
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- 1/2 - 1 cup chopped ham
- 1/2 - 1 cup chopped salami
- 1/2 cup chopped prosciutto
- 12 large eggs
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
- 1/2 tsp dried thyme
- 1/2 tsp dried chopped basil
- chopped spring onions (garnish and optional)
- Chop the meats to your liking. You can vary amounts, but if you are tracking sodium or protein, make sure you measure your own nutritional value.
- Mix everything in a bowl. I mixed well to ensure the eggs were scrambled.
- Pour into a greased 13x9 pan
- Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes.
- Let cool slightly, cut and serve
Nutritional information such as protein and sodium will vary based on the brands of meats you use. Our nutritional information is an estimate only.
Serving Size1 slice
Amount Per ServingCalories 310 Total Fat 21g Saturated Fat 9g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 10g Cholesterol 330mg Sodium 1150mg Carbohydrates 3g Fiber 0g Sugar 1g Protein 27g