Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole: Country Style
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This is a delicious and convenient way to have a hot breakfast FAST! Mix up the ingredients to make any combination of casserole - use up what you have on hand!
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
  • 1 loaf of sourdough bread, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 8 oz. Ham cut into ½ inch thick pieces
  • 1 C shredded Mozzarela Cheese
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 C whole milk
  • 1 Tsp ground mustard
  • ½ Tsp salt
  • ⅛ Tsp pepper
  1. Please note, you are going to mix the ingredients outside of the Instant Pot into a casserole dish. This is going to sit inside of the Instant Pot to bake.
  2. Grease the inside of your 1½ qt round casserole dish with cooking spray.
  3. Chop the bread and set inside of your casserole dish
  4. Chop up the ham
  5. Sprinkle the chopped ham and cheese on top of the bread mixture
  6. In a separate bowl, beat eggs, milk, mustard, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl and pour over bread mixture.
  7. Add one cup of water to the bottom of your Instant Pot and set in the trivet.
  8. Cover your bread pudding with foil.
  9. Place your bread pudding on the trivet and set your Instant Pot to manual high pressure for 20 minutes (or 25 for a firmer bread pudding).
  10. When timer is up, allow for a 20 minute natural pressure release.
  11. Top with chopped green onions
Now that I have shared the basic recipe with you, there are alternatives to the ingredients above based on what you have on hand. You can seriously just be creative! Basically, anything you would put into an omelet would be perfect! We make omelets or this casserole towards the end of our grocery week to use up any final veggies we have left to minimize food waste (same with end of the week stir-frys and soups!). 

So open your fridge and look to see what you have, but here are some additional ideas:

Sausage links or crumbles
Lunch meats 
Left over chicken, beef or steak
Bell peppers
Greens like spinach, kale, basil, arugula, cilantro, parsley, etc. 
Cheese of any kind - but we also love feta/goat cheese!
Onions of any kind 
Potatoes or hash browns
Any old breads like french, bagels, or even leftover heels 
Please note, if you are using veggies, we would recommend a light saute' on them before adding to the casserole. 
Recipe by The Thrifty Couple at