Slow-Cooker Overnight Breakfast Casserole

Set, sleep and then eat! Just toss the ingredients for this super-simple casserole in your slow cooker and then wake up to find breakfast[ ready. All you'll need is a cup of coffee.]

Total Time:
8 hr 20 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
10 min
Cook:
7 hr 40 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • One 12.3-ounce box frozen waffles, quartered
  • 6 ounces precooked sausage links, cut into thirds
  • 1/4 pound sliced ham, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar
  • 1 bunch scallions, sliced, white and greens parts separated
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese (about 3 ounces)
  • 6 large egg yolks
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Hot sauce, for serving (optional)
Directions
  • Special equipment: a 6-quart slow cooker

  • Coat the insert of a 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Toss the waffles, sausage, ham, Cheddar, scallion whites and bell pepper together in a slow cooker. Lay the Swiss cheese over the mixture.

  • Whisk together the egg yolks, half-and-half, flour, 1 tablespoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a medium bowl. Pour over the waffle mixture. Cover and cook until the custard is set, 7 to 8 hours on low. Uncover, sprinkle with the reserved scallion greens and let rest for about 10 minutes before serving. Serve with hot sauce, if using.

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