ham and bacon bread breakfast casserole

Breakfast Casserole with Ham and Bacon

The ham and crispy bacon make this Easter breakfast casserole a pure comfort dish you can enjoy any day.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Croatian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 422kcal
Author Jas


  • 6 cups cubed bread about 4 Italian style bread rolls
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 ounces bacon 4 strips, sliced
  • 4 green onions scallions, chopped
  • 8 ounces cubed ham
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • Fresh thyme for garnish optional


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a small casserole dish.
  • In a large bowl, add the bread and milk. Set aside to soak.
  • Meanwhile, in a non-stick skillet, fry the bacon until crisp. Stir in the white parts of the scallions, ham, thyme, salt, and pepper and cook until heated through, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and add the butter.
  • Pour the beaten eggs over the bread and add the green parts of the scallions. Gently mix in the ham and bacon mixture and put into prepared casserole dish.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until eggs are set and the casserole is golden brown in color.
  • Garnish with fresh thyme, sliced scallions or chopped parsley. Serve with sour cream.


Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 218mg | Sodium: 1268mg | Potassium: 306mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 580IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 3.2mg