Hash Browns and Egg Breakfast Casserole with Ham

Hash Brown Breakfast
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    55 mins

This breakfast bake is made with hash browns and eggs. The casserole gets loads of flavor from cheese, bell pepper, and diced ham.

What You'll Need

  • 3 cups frozen shredded potatoes
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup diced cooked ham
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper

How to Make It

  1. Thaw potatoes between layers of paper towels to remove excess moisture.
  2. Heat the oven to 425° F (220° C/Gas 7).
  3. Press potatoes into bottom and up sides of an ungreased 9-inch pie plate; drizzle the melted butter over potatoes.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes, or until lightly browned; cool on a rack for 10 minutes.
  5. Reduce the oven temperature to 350° F (177° C/Gas 4).
  6. Combine ham, cheese, and bell pepper; spoon into potato shell.
  1. Whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper, blending well; pour egg mixture over ham mixture.
  2. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until set; let stand for 10 minutes before serving.