This Dairy Free Breakfast Casserole with bread is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for a busy morning. It is made with gluten free bread, eggs, oat milk, dairy free cheddar cheese, and honey ham. The casserole is baked in one pan, making cleanup a breeze.
This casserole is a great option for people who are lactose intolerant or allergic to dairy. It is also a good option for people who are gluten intolerant. The casserole is hearty and satisfying, and it is a great source of protein and calcium.
If you are not dairy free you can use regular dairy-based cheese! You can sub mozzarella or any other shredded cheese! If you do not have gluten free slices of bread you can use cut up gluten free bagels, cut up gluten free english muffins. You can use any bread you want if you do not follow a gluten free diet. If you are not dairy free you can use any milk you have!
why you’ll love this recipe
- It’s dairy free and made with dairy free cheese: This dairy free breakfast casserole is perfect for people who are lactose intolerant or allergic to dairy. The dairy free cheese still gives the casserole a creamy and flavorful taste.
- It’s gluten free and made with gluten free bread: This casserole is also perfect for people who are gluten intolerant. The gluten free bread still gives the casserole a light and fluffy texture.
- It’s great for meal prep: Make this casserole ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator. Just reheat it in the morning and you’ll have a delicious and easy breakfast ready to go.
- It’s a one pan meal: This casserole is made in one pan to cut back on cleanup. This is great for busy mornings.
- You can add extra toppings and extra veggies to make it different every time: This casserole is a blank canvas, so you can customize it to your liking. You can add other toppings, such as vegetables, such as broccoli or bell peppers, or cooked sausage. You can also add extra cheese or spices.
- t’s a hearty and satisfying dish that will keep you full until lunchtime.
- It’s a great source of protein and calcium.
- It’s easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of time or effort.
- This casserole is delicious and versatile.
ingredients & substitutions
This Dairy Free Breakfast Casserole with bread uses gluten free bread to make it a gluten free recipe. Gluten-free bread is most often made with ingredients such as rice flour, corn flour, or tapioca flour. It has a slightly different taste and texture than regular bread, but it can be enjoyed by people who are gluten intolerant.
If you do not have gluten free slices of bread you can use cut up gluten free bagels, cut up gluten free english muffins.
If you are not gluten free you can use any bread you have!
Eggs are a good source of protein and choline, a nutrient that is important for brain development. They are also a good source of vitamins A, D, E, and K.
Oat milk is a dairy-free milk alternative that is made from oats. It is a good source of fiber and vitamins A and B12. Oat milk has a creamy and slightly sweet taste that makes it a good substitute for dairy milk in many dishes.
If you are not dairy free you can use any milk you have!
Dairy-free cheddar cheese is made without dairy milk. It is typically made with plant-based ingredients such as nuts, seeds, or coconut oil. Dairy-free cheddar cheese has a similar taste and texture to regular cheddar cheese, and it can be used in many of the same dishes.
If you are not dairy free you can use regular dairy based cheese! I suggest cheddar but you can sub mozzarella or any other shredded cheese for this Dairy Free Breakfast Casserole with bread!
Honey ham has a sweet and salty taste that makes it a good addition to breakfast casseroles. This ham is also a good source of protein and iron.
taste & texture
The taste of the Dairy Free Breakfast Casserole with bread is a savory and hearty one. The gluten-free bread gives the casserole a slightly chewy texture, while the eggs and oat milk bind everything together. The dairy-free cheddar cheese adds a creamy and flavorful touch, and the honey ham adds a touch of sweetness. The overall texture of the casserole is soft and fluffy, with a hint of crunch from the bread.Here are some additional details about the taste and texture of the casserole:
The gluten-free bread gives the casserole a slightly chewy texture that contrasts nicely with the soft eggs and cheese. The oat milk adds a creamy and slightly sweet flavor to the casserole. The dairy-free cheddar cheese adds a sharp and flavorful touch. The honey ham adds a touch of sweetness and saltiness.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, oat milk, salt, and pepper. Add to baking dish.
Add the bread slices too the egg mixture.
Top the bread and eggs with ham and cheese.
Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the eggs are set and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Let cool slightly before serving.
expert tips & tricks
Add butter. You can add pats of dairy free butter on top to give it an extra buttery taste!
Add your favorite toppings. There are endless possibilities when it comes to toppings for egg and ham casserole. Some popular toppings include shredded cheese, diced vegetables, and sour cream.
how to make this lower carb
To make this Dairy Free Breakfast Casserole with bread lower carb you can skip the adding of the bread slices or use half the amount of bread.
how to make this healthier
To make this healthier you can use low fat cheese or fat free cheese and egg whites! That way, these changes will help create a lower fat casserole!
how to make this vegan
You can use vegan liquid eggs!
flavor and topping variations for this dairy free breakfast casserole with bread
Avocado: Avocado is a creamy and healthy topping that adds a touch of richness to the casserole. Simply slice the avocado and top the casserole with it.
Arugula: Arugula is a peppery and refreshing topping that adds a touch of green to the casserole. Simply scatter the arugula over the casserole.
Refrigerator: Store the breakfast casserole in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Simply cover the casserole tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil.
Freezer: Freeze the breakfast casserole for up to 3 months. Simply wrap the casserole tightly in plastic wrap and then place it in a freezer-safe bag or container.
Dairy Free Breakfast Casserole with bread (gluten free)
- 3 slices gluten-free bread torn into small pieces
- 6 eggs
- 1/2 cup oat milk
- 1 1/2 cups shredded dairy-free cheddar cheese
- 1/4 lb honey ham diced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, oat milk, salt, and pepper. Add to baking dish.
- Add the bread slices too the egg mixture.
- Top the bread and eggs with ham and cheese.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the eggs are set and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Let cool slightly before serving.