Oh yes, it’s time to get that bacon! Get-That-Bacon Bake puts the succulent and savory bacon front and center, cushioning them in a bed of fluffy eggs. Hearty potatoes and melty sharp cheese help to make breakfast even more satisfying while accenting the flavor of the bacon. Trust us, nothing makes you feel wealthier than a heaping helping of Get-That-Bacon Bake! The best news is that you can share the wealth since it makes enough for everyone!

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Ingredients

  • olive oil, to taste
  • 4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 large yellow onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 cups frozen diced potatoes
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

Step 1 –Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven.

Step 2 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 3 –Coat a 9×13-inch baking dish with the olive oil.

Step 4 –In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon slices, stirring occasionally, until they are browned and crisp, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 5 –Add the onion, the bell pepper, the garlic, the sun-dried tomatoes, and 1 teaspoon of the salt to the bacon and cook until the veggies are fragrant and soft, about 5 minutes.

Step 6 –Transfer the veggie mixture away from the heat and allow it to cool slightly.

Step 7 –In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, the milk, the remaining salt, and the pepper together.

Step 8 –Stir the frozen diced potatoes, the cheese, and the veggie mixture into the egg mixture.

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Step 9 –Bake the casserole, uncovered, until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean and the top is light and golden-brown, about 40 minutes.

Step 10 –Serve immediately.