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CA traditional comfort meal, corn casserole is rich creamy, and full of flavor. It is a mainstay in many American homes, especially on special occasions and family reunions. This dish’s popularity stems from its adaptability—it goes well with both sides and main courses—and its relative ease of preparation. The abundance and celebration of maize in traditional southern cuisine is where the recipe for corn casserole first appeared.
This mouthwatering corn casserole is perfect for rounding off a meal with a range of other dishes, as it brings out the best in every one. It goes great with grilled or roasted meats, such hog, beef, or chicken. Complementing the meat’s savory flavor is the casserole’s creamy smoothness. A fresh salad, which is always a welcome addition to any dinner, complements it beautifully. In addition, if you’re looking for a vegetarian option, corn casserole may be served on its own or paired with steamed vegetables or a mixed green salad.


  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced bell peppers (any color)
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced cooked ham or bacon (optional)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Cooking spray or butter for greasing the baking dish


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Prepare the Casserole Dish:
    • Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray or butter.
  3. Whisk the Eggs:
    • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs until smooth.
  4. Add Cottage Cheese and Cheddar:
    • Stir in the cottage cheese and shredded cheddar cheese until well combined.
  5. Mix in Vegetables and Protein (if using):
    • Add the diced bell peppers, onion, cooked ham or bacon (if using), and chopped parsley to the egg mixture. Mix everything together.
  6. Season with Salt and Pepper:
    • Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste. Keep in mind that the cheese and optional meat may already add some saltiness.
  7. Pour into Baking Dish:
    • Pour the egg mixture into the prepared baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
  8. Bake:
    • Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the casserole is set and the top is golden brown.
  9. Cool and Serve:
    • Remove the casserole from the oven and let it cool slightly before slicing and serving.
  10. Enjoy Your Breakfast Casserole:
    • Serve the casserole warm as a hearty breakfast or brunch dish. It pairs well with a side of fresh fruit or a simple green salad.

This breakfast casserole is versatile and can be customized with your favorite vegetables and protein choices. It’s a satisfying dish that’s perfect for feeding a crowd or meal prepping for busy mornings. Enjoy!


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