Loaded with ham, Cheddar cheese, and broccoli, this Instant Pot breakfast casserole (or strata, if you will) comes together so quickly and is a perfect one-dish meal for breakfast or brunch…but no one will judge you if you eat it for lunch or dinner, either!
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Breakfast Casseroles are the Best!
Raise your hand if you love a one-dish breakfast???You guys know that I love my grandmother’s Christmas egg soufflé. When I set out to make an Instant Pot breakfast casserole, I knew that I wanted it to be even easier than that one, which is saying a lot.
I decided to go with ham instead of bacon or sausage, since it doesn’t need to be precooked. Combined with sturdy bread cubes (I went with tangy sourdough), smoked Cheddar (though you could certainly use regular), broccoli, and eggs, this breakfast casserole – or strata – took about fifteen minutes to throw together after dinner. I covered the dish with foil and stuck it in the fridge overnight.
This is a seriously simple “pot-in-pot” meal. Just pour a little water in the bottom of your Instant Pot, add the trivet, and set your baking dish or soufflé dish in a little sling made out of foil. A few minutes under high pressure and you have a perfectly baked egg casserole that is 100% customizable (don’t like broccoli? Leave it out! Prefer pepper Jack? Go for it! This breakfast casserole is your oyster!). Also, let’s take a quick second to address the elephant in the room: that broccoli is not pretty. I promise it was delicious and it wasn’t mushy!
For real, you guys. You can have this Instant Pot breakfast casserole however you want it. And trust me…you want it!
Shared on Meal Plan Monday on Southern Bite and The Weekend Potluck on The Country Cook!
Save this recipe for later on Pinterest! Yield: 4-6 servings 4 15 minPrep Time: 35 minCook Time: 50 minTotal Time: Ingredients Instructions
Yield: 4-6 servings
15 minPrep Time:
35 minCook Time:
50 minTotal Time: