Ultimate French Fry Breakfast Casserole


French Fry Breakfast Casserole

French fry breakfast casserole is an easy and delicious breakfast. This is a great way to use any leftover French fries you may have and makes an all-around tasty breakfast to start your day off right. Check out our step-by-step instructions and how you can easily make this great meal.

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Easy French Fry Breakfast Casserole 

French fry breakfast casserole is an easy breakfast recipe. This casserole is great for any time of the day and is the perfect use for leftover French fries. You can also use frozen French fries if you don’t have leftover ones. No matter which type of fries you use, this recipe is easy and tastes great. 

Left Over French Fry Breakfast

Using leftover French fries is a great way to make this French fry breakfast casserole. This makes for a quick and easy breakfast casserole that will taste delicious. Plus, you won’t have to worry about what to do with any leftover fries. Simply turn them into this breakfast casserole for a delicious start to your day.

Eggs n’ Fries

If you like hash browns with eggs for breakfast, you are going to love this French fry breakfast casserole. Combining eggs with fries makes the perfect combination. Not only is this taste great, but eggs with fries are very much the easy version of hash browns for breakfast. This casserole allows for a delicious start to your day, without much fuss to prepare it. 

Sausage and Egg Casserole

There are many ways that you can choose to make French fry breakfast casserole, today we are going to show you our favorite way to make it. Then later, we will cover different recipe variations for making a French fry casserole. Our favorite way to make French fry breakfast casserole is to use sausage with eggs to make a delicious breakfast casserole.

Breakfast French Fry and Egg Casserole

My favorite way to make French fry breakfast casserole includes the combination of using leftover French fries, sausage, and eggs, to make the ultimate breakfast casserole. This is an easy one to make and requires very little effort for a delicious breakfast.

Loaded French Fry Breakfast Casserole

One of the great things about French fry breakfast casserole is that you can load it up with anything that you are in the mood for. Use a base of French fries, eggs, and cheese, then add whatever else you might be in the mood for. Loading it up with all your favorite goodies will make for the ultimate breakfast casserole. 

Bacon, Potato, and Egg Casserole

One great breakfast casserole base is to use your French fries, as your potatoes. Then add eggs and bacon to your casserole dish. Top with anything else your heart desires before baking. Doing this will make for the perfect casserole base. 

French fry breakfast casserole ingredients

Now, let’s turn our attention to what you will need to make this French fry breakfast casserole. We will go over the ingredients, as well as kitchen utensils needed to make this delicious casserole.

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What You Need:

Kitchen Tools Needed:

8×8 casserole dish
Butter spray
Mixing bowl
Measuring cup

Ingredients Needed:

French fries
Half and half
Garlic powder
Italian seasoning (optional)
Bacon bits
Sausage, ground chuck, ground turkey, or ground pork
Tomato (optional)
Green onions or diced onion
Shredded cheese

How To Make Left Over French Fry Breakfast 

To make leftover French fry breakfast casserole, you will start off by warming up your French fries. If you are using frozen fries, bake according to the instructions on your package, otherwise bake at 350°F for about 10 minutes just to warm the fries through. 

In a mixing bowl combine eggs, half-and-half, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and any additional seasonings you wish. Whisk together.

Add your egg mixture to your prepared French fries, then add any cooked meat, such as sausage, bacon bits, ground chuck, ground turkey, or ground pork.

Next, add any ingredients you wish such as diced tomato, diced onions, or shredded cheese. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven, make sure your eggs are mostly cooked through, and then top with additional cheese, bake again for 10 minutes, or until the cheese begins to melt and turn golden brown around the edges. Remove from the oven, serve, and enjoy.

How Many Eggs To Use

The number of eggs to use when making your French fry breakfast casserole is typically the trickiest part of making this recipe. For an 8 x 8 pan, when I have enough French fries to cover the bottom of the pan, I typically use six eggs mixed with half-and-half. This gives me just enough eggs to cover my French fries. However, if you do not have enough eggs to cover the fries, you will want to add more. 

Serving Suggestions

Conserve French fry breakfast casserole anyway you wish. However, a few of our serving suggestions include adding a dollop of sour cream to the top of your piece of breakfast casserole. You can also serve this French fry breakfast casserole with a few slices of toast if you wish. French fry breakfast casserole is a meal in and of itself and does not need a lot added to it.

The best potatoes for the best fries

If you are making your French fries from scratch, using russet potatoes will make the best homemade French fries. However, it is typically best to use leftover French fries or buy a bag of frozen fries from the store. Using premade French fries will give you the best overall taste and result for making French fry breakfast casserole, plus it is much easier. Now, let’s turn our attention to our recipe for making your own French fry breakfast casserole at home. 

French Fry Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25-30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 8×8 pan


16 oz frozen French fries
6 eggs
½ cup half and half
½ tsp salt
Pepper to taste
½ tsp garlic powder
½ pound beef sausage, sliced
¼ cup bacon bits, or to taste
1 Roma tomato diced
¼ cup green onions, chopped
¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese
¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Parsley as desired


Step 1: Warm French Fries

Begin by warming your French fries in your casserole dish until they are hot to the touch. If using frozen fries, bake them according to the package instructions. The fries work best when slightly crispy to start, so spray them with butter or toss with oil as they bake. 

Step 2: Prepare Eggs

In a mixing bowl, combine eggs, half and half, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Whisk to combine. Pour on top of your warmed French fries. 

Step 3: Add Toppings & Bake

On top of your French fry and egg mixture, add your desired meats, tomato, and onion, etc. Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes, or until the center of your casserole appears to be done. Remove from the oven and add cheese to the top. Place back into the oven, and bake for an additional 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and appears to start to turn golden in color. Remove from the oven, serve, and enjoy. 


We have estimated that the French fry breakfast casserole contains approximately six servings total. Based upon this estimation one serving is equal to 1/6 of the above recipe. Please see the following nutritional facts for details.

Nutrition Facts

We have estimated that one serving contains 457 calories. We have also estimated that one serving contains 30.8 g total fat, 207 mg cholesterol, 929 mg sodium, 27.1 g total carbohydrates, and 17.7 g protein.

Tip For A Successful Breakfast Casserole

To make a successful breakfast casserole is quite simple. While we tried to think of a lot of tips to help you out, this dish is quite easy to prepare and does not require a lot of tips. Below are the suggested tips on how to make a better breakfast casserole.


The most important tip to make a successful breakfast casserole is to thoroughly warm your fries before making your casserole. If you are using fries saved from a previous meal, they will only need to be warmed up. However, if you are using frozen French fries be sure that you completely cook the fries so that they are warmed all the way through and have a bit of crispiness outside. 

Use French Fries Instead Of Hashbrowns

French fry breakfast casserole focuses on using French fries instead of hash browns. This is a great way to use leftover French fries, from a meal eaten out or just leftover fries in general. However, hash browns may be used to make this breakfast casserole as well. To make this casserole using hash browns, simply bake the hash browns as instructed on the bag so that they are warmed through, then prepare the remaining casserole as instructed above.

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Storing & Freezing Leftover Breakfast Casserole

You may store any leftover breakfast casserole by placing it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days. Or leftovers may also be frozen if you wish. Simply wrap them securely in plastic wrap, place them into a freezer storage bag, or into an airtight container before placing them into the freezer for up to three months.

The Best Overnight Egg Casserole Recipe

If you are looking to make French fry breakfast casserole ahead, fear not this recipe can’t be made ahead of time and saved overnight. For best results, you will want to keep the French fries separate from everything else, then pour them together before baking in the morning.

Prepare It The Night Before

French fry breakfast casserole can easily be prepared the night before. To do this, you’ll want to keep your fries separate, so that they don’t become mushy. Everything else may be mixed. Simply store in the fridge in separate containers, then when ready to use, pull them out combine the fries and your other ingredients into a casserole dish before baking. Bake then enjoy.

An Easy Breakfast Casserole With A Twist

French fry breakfast casserole is an easy breakfast casserole with a twist. Not many would think of using your French fries in this manner. However, using your French fries gives your breakfast dish a unique twist, that is a great use for leftovers, and tastes amazing.

The “B” in Breakfast Casserole is for…Bacon!

What would life be like without… Bacon? Bacon is one of the best parts of French fry breakfast casserole. Simply include as many bacon bits or pre-cooked bacon as you like in this casserole, then sit back and enjoy the delicious taste! 

Christmas Morning Breakfast Casserole

Looking for an easy Christmas morning breakfast casserole? This one is great for Christmas morning. You can even bank French fry breakfast casserole the night before and simply warm up the morning of if you want. This makes a very easy and tasty breakfast for Christmas morning. 

An Easy Make-ahead Breakfast Casserole

French fry breakfast casserole is an easy make-ahead breakfast casserole recipe. To make it ahead of time, you can either prepare the French fries, and keep them separate from the remaining ingredients that are mixed, or you can completely bake the French fry casserole. Then when you want to serve, simply warm it for 10 to 15 minutes at 350°F just so that it is warmed all the way through. 

Breakfast French Fry and Egg Casserole

Breakfast French fry and egg casserole is easy and it tastes great. You can add as many ingredients to it as you wish. A few great ingredients to add are onions and peppers. This casserole is so easy that all you have to do is combine everything in a casserole pan before baking. Then bake, serve, and enjoy.

Leftover French Fry Breakfast Skillet

You can also make leftover French fry breakfast in a skillet if you wish. To do this, you want to use a cast-iron skillet. Warm up your French fries, and add them to the bottom of the skillet then add eggs, your meat, cheese, and any other ingredients you wish. Place into the oven and bake as instructed above.

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What to do with Leftovers?

Perhaps you have gone out to eat recently and came home with leftover French fries. You’re not sure what to do with them, so we have you covered. Try making our French fry breakfast casserole with any of your favorite ingredients for a delicious breakfast. 

How do you get leftover French fries crispy again?

It is sometimes difficult to get French fries crispy after they have been cooked the first time. If you have an air fryer, this is going to be your best bet to make your French fries crispy again. Otherwise, you can try sticking them in the oven, spraying them with a butter-based cooking spray, or drizzling them with oil. Then bake for a few minutes, or until crispy once more. 

Can You Freeze This Casserole?

Yes, French fry breakfast casserole may be frozen. To freeze it, transfer individual fries, or the remaining casserole, into a plastic freezer bag, or airtight container before freezing. It may be kept in the freezer for up to three months before going bad. 

How do you make breakfast casserole?

The process of making a French fry breakfast casserole is very easy. Simply combine your French fries with eggs, half-and-half, salt and pepper to taste, and garlic powder, any other seasoning do you wish, along with cooked meat of your choice, cooked bacon, shredded cheese, tomato, onion, and any other ingredients you desire. Bake this casserole in the oven until it begins to turn golden brown around the edges. Remove from the oven, serve, and enjoy. 

What’s the best way to reheat Easy Egg and Potato Breakfast Casserole?

There are a couple of different ways you can try to reheat easy egg and potato breakfast casserole. The two best ways are by using your microwave or placing the casserole back into the oven. To use your microwave, place a slice of the breakfast casserole into a microwave-safe plate. Microwave for a minute and a half to two minutes or until the piece of casserole is warmed through. You can also place the entire casserole back into the oven at 350°F for 10 to 15 minutes or until the casserole is warmed to your touch.

Can you freeze breakfast casserole?

Yes, breakfast casserole may be frozen. To freeze, place wrapped securely in plastic wrap, in a plastic freezer bag, or in an airtight container before putting it into the freezer. Freeze for up to three months.

What should you do if your breakfast casserole is too runny?

If you have baked your breakfast casserole, and the center is still runny, cover your casserole with aluminum foil and continue baking for another 10 minutes. Check on your casserole again if the center is still runny bake for another five minutes. Continue the process until your casserole is no longer running in the middle.

More Ideas


There are many ways you can make a French fry breakfast casserole. Below are a few different variations for this recipe. They mostly include adding different ingredients to the French fries. See below for details.

9 Best French Fry Casserole Recipes

Bacon, Spinach, and Feta Casserole

To make bacon, spinach, and feta casserole, you will start with the base of French fries. Then add your egg and half-and-half mixture. Then mix and bacon, spinach, and feta cheese. Finally, bake as instructed above.

Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Ham and cheese breakfast casserole is also like the above recipe. To make, simply start off with your base of French fries, and eggs. Then add cubed ham, and cheese to the mixture. Stir to combine. Bake as instructed above.

Nacho French Fry Casserole, AKA “Skillet Frachos”

French fry casserole is a combination of nachos and French fries. Thank of your favorite nacho toppings and that’s what you will add to this dish. However, in place of your typical chips, French fries will be used. Place your French fries and a baking dish, top with shredded cheese, cooked hamburger, diced tomatoes, black beans, guacamole, sour cream, and anything else you can imagine. Add all these together before warming in the oven, then enjoy.

Cheesy French Fry Casserole with Chicken

In a casserole dish, add your cooked and shredded chicken. Top with French fries and shredded cheese. Bake until your casserole is warmed through. Then serve and enjoy. This is more of a classic twist to your basic casserole.

Cheeseburger French Fry Casserole 

Cheeseburger French fry casserole is a very unique, and delicious twist on this casserole recipe. To make this casual dish great, use curly fries, then top with your favorite hamburger top end, including cooked ground chuck, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, onions, pickles, tomatoes, cheese, and anything else you can imagine. Bake all these together until it is warmed through. Then serve.

Home Fries & Eggs Stove-Top Casserole

In a cast-iron skillet, cook ½ pound of sausage, or bacon until it is cooked to your liking. Remove from the pan and allow the meat to drain. Into the same pan add homestyle Fries, or potatoes that have been cubed. Cook the potatoes until browned. Then add a diced onion. Sauté for about five minutes. Next, crack four large eggs throughout the skillet. Do not stir in but allow them to cook where they are. Crumble up bacon and add on top, followed by shredded cheese. Allow the cheese to melt and the eggs to cook to your liking. Serve and enjoy. 

Crispy Onion Breakfast Casserole

To make a crispy onion breakfast casserole, out of an adapted French fry breakfast casserole recipe, you will simply need to add French fried onions to the top of your casserole, along with a chopped red bell pepper mixed in. Otherwise, prepare as instructed above.

Vegan French Fry Casserole

To make vegan French fry breakfast casserole, you will want to begin by sautéing onions and garlic along with celery, a bell pepper, and carrots in vegetable oil. Next, into a casserole dish add sweet potato fries. Top with cooked meatless “beef” and add your skillet ingredients. You will also add rosemary, cumin, flour, oat milk, and salt and pepper to taste. Place into the oven at 350°F for 35 to 45 minutes or until cooked through. 

The Good Stuff

The good stuff of French fry breakfast casserole lies in the toppings. Pretty much anything can be added to a French fry breakfast casserole to make it amazing. Use your imagination and add what sounds good to you.

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Easy Egg and Potato Breakfast Casserole

If you’re looking for an easy breakfast, egg, and potato breakfast casserole is just the thing. Use frozen or leftover French fries, paired together with eggs, and any other toppings you wish to make a tasty casserole.


When I first learned about French fry breakfast casserole, I wasn’t very sure about it. I mean I like potatoes for breakfast, but I was a little unsure about French fries. When I gave it a try and was surprised by just how good it was. I would recommend this recipe for you to give a try.

French Fry Casseroles May Be the Greatest Food Combination Ever 

French fry casserole is surprisingly a great food combination. Some say that it’s the greatest food combination ever. While a lot of it depends on how crispy your fries are before adding it into the casserole, then top it with your favorite ingredients to make all the difference in the world.

French Fry Breakfast Casserole

French fry breakfast casserole is an easy and tasty breakfast for any occasion. This is a great way to use leftover French fries or even to clean out your freezer. This recipe is easy and tastes great. But don’t take our word for it, give this recipe a try for yourself, and let us know what you think about it!

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