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Italian Breakfast Casserole

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

So excited to share this easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole with you today. Layers of salami, ham, eggs, and cheese make this the perfect breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner! Plus you can make it the night before and bake it the next morning. We love this one!

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Here’s all you need to make this quick and easy meal — ham, salami, crescent rolls, eggs, shredded cheese, bell peppers and onions.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

I keep this frozen bell pepper and onion blend in my freezer at all times! It makes recipes so so easy — much faster than chopping and dicing my own. Plus since they’re frozen I can always have them on hand.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

This particular brand of peppers and onions are a little big. They come in long slices, but I like them diced a little smaller.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

So I just gave them a quick chop while they were still frozen.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Then, add one tablespoon of olive oil to a large skillet over high heat.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

When it just starts to smoke, carefully add the peppers and onions.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Cook, stirring occasionally, until veggies are softened and slightly blackened around the edges. Remove to a plate and set aside.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Next, grab a 9×13 baking dish and coat generously with nonstick cooking spray.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Unroll the crescent rolls into the bottom of the dish…

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

And top with two layers of ham. I found this delicious Rosemary and Sun Dried Tomato ham in the deli section of my grocery store, but you could use any kind of ham here. Check out your deli section and see what fun flavors you can find!

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Then top with a layer of salami.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Next, beat eight eggs with salt and pepper to taste. I used about 1/2 teaspoon each.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Then pour over the salami.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Top with the bell peppers and onions…

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

And cheese.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

And serve! :)

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

You guys, this is so, so good! We love this for “Breakfast for Dinner” nights! It’s so easy to make ahead and bake the next morning too, so it makes the perfect fancy morning brunch. Hope you enjoy!!

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

An easy, cheesy, Italian Breakfast Casserole. Layer crescent rolls, ham, salami, eggs, bell peppers and cheese, then bake for 30 mins. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or breakfast for dinner!

Italian Breakfast Casserole

Yield: 6 servings.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups diced bell peppers and onions
  • 1 (8 oz) tube Crescent Rolls
  • 8 slices ham
  • 15 slices salami
  • 8 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (mozzarella, provolone or Italian blend)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Generously coat a 9×13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Add olive oil to a large skillet over high heat. When it just starts to smoke, carefully add bell peppers and onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until they are soft and slightly blackened around the edges. Remove to a plate and set aside.
  3. In the prepared dish, layer crescent rolls, ham, and salami. Beat the eggs with the salt and pepper and pour on top. Top with peppers and onions and cheese.
  4. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
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