Black Truffle Breakfast Casserole with Egg, Bacon, and Scalloped Potatoes

Yield: 6 servings
Time Estimate: 1 hour, 30 minutes (1 hour inactive)
Storage Notes: Can be refrigerated and reheated
Difficulty: Easy

Try something different this fall with this hearty breakfast casserole dish for the whole family. This easy-to-make casserole will leave you with time to finish your morning routine while it prepares itself-baking away in the oven. Soft scalloped potatoes blend with the egg, crispy bacon, and gooey cheese that will send your day off with positive vibes. Easy to serve and tasty as ever, Gustus Vitae's Italian Black Truffle Sea Salt turns this recipe from a homemade breakfast to a gourmet meal right in the comfort of your kitchen.


  • 1.5 Lbs Gold Yukon potatoes
  • 2 Cups chopped mushrooms
  • 1 Package (normally 1 pound) bacon
  • 1 1/4 Cups green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 Jalapeno, diced and seeded (leave some to keep it hot if spicy is desired)
  • 1 Cup sliced green onion
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 3/4 Cup cream
  • 3/4 Cup heavy cream
  • Black pepper
  • Gustus Vitae Italian Black Truffle Sea Salt
  • 1/2 Cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 Cup grated Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 2 Tbsp Flour


  1. Scrub potatoes clean and use a mandolin to cut thin layers of potatoes, cook for about 4 minutes in boiling water
  2. Cook bacon in skillet until desired crispiness is reached, crumble
  3. Add butter to skillet and cook bell pepper and jalapeño for 5 minutes, add mushrooms and cook another 3 minutes
  4. Combine half and half, heavy cream, pepper, and flour and whisk together
  5. Layer bottom of small baking dish with butter or non-stick cooking spray
  6. Mix bell pepper, jalapeño, and mushrooms with crumbled bacon
  7. Mix cheeses together
  8. Layer 1/3 potatoes, 1/3 bacon/vegetable mixture, 1/3 of the cheese mixture, and 1/3 of the cream
  9. Repeat this step twice more
  10. Cover with foil and bake for 50 minutes
  11. Remove, add a small layer of cheese and bake for another 10 minutes
  12. Sprinkle Gustus Vitae Italian Black Truffle Sea Salt and chopped green onion
  13. Enjoy