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Farmer's Casserole

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 25 mins Bake 350°F 40 mins Stand 5 mins
Farmer's Casserole
Ingredients
  •  Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3  cups  frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 3/4  cup  shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers or shredded cheddar cheese (3 ounces)
  • 1  cup  diced cooked ham, cooked breakfast sausage or Canadian-style bacon
  • 1/4  cup  sliced green onions (2)
  • 4  beaten eggs or 1 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
  • 1 1/2  cups  milk or one 12-ounce can evaporated milk or evaporated fat-free milk
  • 1/8  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon  black pepper
Directions

1. Coat a 2-quart square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange potatoes evenly in the bottom of the dish. Sprinkle with cheese, ham, and green onions.

2. In a bowl combine eggs, milk, salt, and pepper. Pour egg mixture over potato mixture in dish.

3. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Makes 6 servings.

From the Test Kitchen
  • Prepare as above through step 2. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree oven for 50 to 55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Farmers Casserole for 12:
  • Prepare as above, except double all ingredients and use a 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Bake, uncovered, for 45 to 55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Makes 12 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Farmer's Casserole)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 265,
  • Fat, total (g) 12,
  • chol. (mg) 175,
  • sat. fat (g) 6,
  • carb. (g) 23,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 17,
  • vit. A (RE) 0,
  • vit. A (IU) 534,
  • vit. C (mg) 8,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 3,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 20,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 1,
  • sodium (mg) 590,
  • Potassium (mg) 552,
  • calcium (mg) 212,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Starch () 2,
  • Medium-Fat Meat () 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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