simple Instant Pot Breakfast Casserole | Pip and Ebby

You’ve probably heard of the Instant Pot ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

But these simple & easy to follow recipes work with any pressure cooker! All pressure cookers work on the same, simple principle: Steam pressure.

Within the sealed pot, the steam builds up therein to a very high pressure, which helps food cook much faster than other traditional methods, such as with crock pots and or ovens!

make a hearty, flavorful breakfast casserole in your Instant Pot for maximum flavor! This breakfast is simple to prepare and includes delicious tater tots, veggies, sausage and cheese. Prepare everything in a single pot for an simple breakfast, lunch or even dinner.

1/3 pound ground pork breakfast sausage
1 tablespoon olive oil (optional)
1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
6 eggs
1/2 cup can cream of mushroom soup
1/2 cup milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
20 frozen potato rounds (tater tots)

Set Instant Pot to saute. Add the sausage and cook until no longer pink. Add olive oil (only if pot is too dry) and add peppers and mushrooms and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until softened. Pour contents into a strainer and allow grease to drain. Meanwhile, rinse out pot.
Return pot to pressure cooker and add 1 1/2 cups water to pot. Coat a round 6-inch pan with cooking spray. Pour the sausage mixture into the pan.
In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, cream of mushroom soup, milk and 1/2 cup of the cheddar cheese. Pour the mixture over the sausage mixture in the pan.
Press the tater tots into the mixture, ensuring that they are fully immersed in liquid. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of cheese evenly over the top and cover pan tightly with foil. put on trivet and lower into the Instant Pot.
put the cover on the pot and set timer to 35 minutes on high pressure (pressure cook setting). It will take the IP around 8 minutes to build up pressure before it begins cooking.
When cooking is done, let the pressure release naturally for 5 minutes then do a fast release and allow the float valve to drop.
Carefully remove the pan from the pot by pulling up the trivet. Remove foil and let sit for 15 minutes before slicing and serving.

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