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Recipe: Breakfast casserole

This traditional Hungarian recipe is filling but simple, and is a cost effective way to feed a large group or family. Add ham or bacon for a meatier twist.

Breakfast casserole - serves 10

Ingredients for breakfast casserole

  • 6 potatoes
  • 8 eggs
  • 225g margarine
  • 450g sour cream
  • salt to taste

Method for making breakfast casserole

  1. Preheat oven to 175C
  2. Bring a large pot of salt water to the boil
  3. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm (around 15 minutes)
  4. Drain, peel and slice the potatoes
  5. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water
  6. Bring water to the boil and remove from heat
  7. Cover and let the eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes
  8. Remove from the water, peel and slice
  9. Layer potatoes and eggs in a casserole dish, sprinkling each layer of eggs with salt, and use potatoes on the top layer
  10. Over low heat, melt the margarine with sour cream
  11. Pour over potatoes and sprinkle lightly with salt
  12. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes

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