Kitchen Sink Egg Bake

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I have made this egg bake SO many times for everything from a brunch party to a vacation breakfast to meal prep! I love it so much because you can really choose ANY flavor combination. Some of our favorites are:

  • andouille sausage, peppers, onions, spinach & sweet potato

  • goat cheese, kale, mushrooms, caramelized onions & fingerling potatoes

  • prosciutto, spinach, onions, gouda & gold potato

If you make this recipe and come up with a fantastic combination, let me know! I am always looking for new ideas. Some of my best kitchen sink egg bakes have come out of us having NOTHING in the house and using every last veggie and meat product in the fridge and freezer to make it!

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kitchen sink egg bake

makes 4-6 servings

ingredients

1 tbsp cooking fat to grease your pan (avocado or coconut oil, ghee, butter, bacon fat, tallow, or lard work best)

12 pasture raised eggs (I like Vital Farms or from the farmer's market!)

salt, pepper & other spices such as garlic or breakfast blend by Primal Palate to taste

1lb or package of cooked breakfast meat (bacon, sausage, etc.)

3-4 cups of frozen or fresh vegetables (whatever you like or have on hand from potatoes to greens to tomatoes!)

3/4 cup cheese of your choice (shredded or crumbled)

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purple sweet potatoes are SO good!

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a breakfast loaded with veggies and healthy fats & protein will keep you satisfied til lunch!

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aidells is one of my favorite sausage brands!

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before the egg mixture...

instructions for a cast iron skillet

Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F. Add cooking fat to a large (~13 inch) cast iron skillet and place over medium-high heat. In a bowl, whisk or immersion blend eggs with salt, pepper and spices (the immersion blender adds extra fluff!). If using potatoes, chop them up and add them to the skillet and cook for 7-10 minutes or until they are just soft.  Add in your choice of meat and the remaining veggies. Stir to combine and cook for 5-7 minutes until everything is combined and veggies are soft. Spread your meat & veggie mixture evenly across the bottom of the skillet and add cheese if using. Pour egg mixture on top. Place skillet in oven for 25-40 minutes depending on your oven! I recommend checking it at 25 minutes, then again at 30, 35, 40, etc. You will know that it is cooked through when the edges are browned and the center no longer jiggles. Serve right away or if you’re using this as a meal prep meal, cool on the counter top for 30-60 minutes before slicing and packaging in tinfoil or glass containers for grab & go breakfast for the week ahead!

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before baking...

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after baking!

instructions for a baking dish

Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a large baking dish with your cooking fat. In a bowl, whisk or immersion blend eggs with salt, pepper and spices (the immersion blender adds extra fluff!). If using potatoes, make sure that they are cooked until they're just soft before placing in the baking dish. Spread your cooked meat and all of the veggies evenly across the bottom of the baking dish, add cheese if using and pour egg mixture on top. Place baking dish in oven for 25-40 minutes depending on your dish size and oven! I recommend checking it at 25 minutes, then again at 30, 35, 40, etc. You will know that it is cooked through when the edges are browned and the center no longer jiggles. Serve right away or if you’re using this as a meal prep meal, cool on the counter top for 30-60 minutes before slicing and packaging in tinfoil or glass containers for grab & go breakfast for the week ahead!

xo, enjoy!