Farmer's Casserole

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This hearty meat, potato, cheese, and egg casserole can be served at just about any meal. Try it for breakfast, brunch, or lunch, or even as an easy dinner recipe. Just alter your side dishes accordingly.

farmer's casserole
BHG/Alexandra Shytsman.
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
40 mins
Stand Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 3 cup frozen shredded hash brown potatoes

  • ¾ 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

  • ¼ cup sliced green onions (2)

  • 4 beaten eggs or 1 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed

  • 1 ½ cup milk or one 12-ounce can evaporated milk or evaporated fat-free milk

  • teaspoon salt

  • 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.

Tips

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 (per serving)

265 Calories
12g Fat
23g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 265
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 175mg 58%
Sodium 590mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 7.7mg 39%
Calcium 212mg 16%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 552mg 12%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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