Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr
My four kids went to visit my aunt and uncle in Wisconsin and came home ranting and raving about this great breakfast! I convinced my aunt to send the recipe and it is so easy and yummy! Also so easy to adapt to whatever you have in the fridge, onions, mushrooms, broccoli, sausage, etc!
- 8 frozen hash brown patties
- 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese (I never use all cheddar preferring to mix cheeses)
- 1 lb fully cooked cubed ham (2 cups)
- 10 eggs
- 1 cup half-and-half cream (I just use 2% milk)
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground mustard
- 1 cup crisp diced bacon (optional)
- Place hash brown patties in 13x9 greased casserole.
- Sprinkle with cheese, and ham.
- In a bowl, beat eggs, half-and-half, salt and mustard well.
- Pour over ham.
- Sprinkle with pepper and bacon if desired.
- At this point it can be refrigerated and baked in the morning.
- Bake at 350°F for 45 minutes covered, (I have have baked at 400°F for 30 minutes also).
- Uncover and bake additional 15 minutes or longer until edges are golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean.
- Cool slightly and cut around the hash brown patties to serve.
My friend discovered this recipe. I have made it countless times as specified. I recently made it for a Retirement party at work. It was a hit. I was asked to send the recipe. I always make it up the night before and bake in the AM. You can try adding 3/4 fresh salsa to the top right before baking. It gives it a nice color and added flavor depending if you use mild or hot.
Nice recipe. I made about a half batch. in a 10 inch round pan. I used skim milk instead of half and half and skipped the ground mustard as well but it still came out quite delicious.
A nice hot breakfast. I did use the optional bacon, but halved the amount. I like to mix cheeses, too, so I used cheddar and swiss. It tastes great, but maybe could use some onion and/or herbs. I'll make this again and add some of my own extras. Thanx for sharing!