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I have a breakfast mixture leftover from making breakfast burritos the other day. It has cooked scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, onion & peppers. I cooked it all and made the burritos. The leftovers I put in a freezer baggie and put in the freezer. Can I add bisquick mix to this and bake it to make a breakfast casserole? My main concern is the eggs since they are already cooked.

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What are you asking here? Is it safe to use the leftovers? Will those flavors be compatible with bisquick? Why are you concerned that the eggs are cooked? Are you worried the texture will be off? –  Sobachatina Apr 24 '12 at 23:12
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@Sobachatina: Based on what I found by googling "bisquick breakfast casserole", I think the question is really just "will I get something edible if I make this recipe with already-cooked eggs". –  Jefromi Apr 24 '12 at 23:23

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If had that mix (cooked scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, onion & peppers), then I would make a breakfast pot pie like this Hearty Chicken Pot Pie. I would butter the casserole dish and then layer like this.

  1. The first layer would be the scrambled eggs, onions and peppers and sausage.
  2. Next layer would be some shredded cheddar.
  3. Now make Bisquick and pour on top
  4. Lastly, I'd lay bacon over the dough

Bake it until golden brown and delicious. Since everything is really cooked safely, you are just setting the dough crust. I think you'd want to keep the crust thin and avoid a lot of dough.

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If the idea is something like this breakfast casserole where the bisquick mix is mixed into raw eggs and milk, then baked, then no, this is not a good idea. Bisquick (which is basically flour, baking powder, salt, and fat) needs to be mixed into the wet ingredients, not mixed with chunks of cooked eggs.

If you're determined to get a casserole out of it, rather than just eating the leftovers, the best thing would probably be to mix the bisquick with wet ingredients (milk and additional eggs) and mix with the rest - but be aware that you're going to get something kind of strange, with chunks of egg mixed into the normal casserole.

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Basically I want to use the mixture I have. But since the eggs are already cooked, I'm not sure the best way to go about it. I don't have to use the bisquick (and yes I know you add liquid to it) it's just the only thing I can think of. –  Suzanne Apr 25 '12 at 4:02

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