Breakfast casserole egg and cheese bake with a hash brown crust.
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2 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
1 cup Land O Lakes® Half & Half
4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup cubed cooked ham
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
4 ounces (1 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese
*Substitute 4 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American, cut in half diagonally.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Press potatoes onto bottom and up sides of greased 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 minutes.
Whisk half & half, eggs and pepper together in bowl until well mixed. Stir in ham, 2 tablespoons green onions and 2 tablespoons bell pepper.
Sprinkle half of cheese over potatoes. Pour egg mixture over cheese.
Bake 35-40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Top with remaining cheese, green onions and bell pepper. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
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Made this recipe tonight for dinner. We loved it. I've made this type of dish before, but not with the potato crust. I did not have frozen hash browns so I made my own. For those of you who find the crust bland, I have a suggestion. After lining the pan with the potatoes, I sprinkled with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and a little onion powder. Then I brushed them with melted bacon grease. Great flavor. Also added some mozzarella cheese to the casserole and also topped it with it.
I made this recipe and was a big hit at Thanksgiving Breakfast at work. After reading prior comments about the potatoes being blah, I sprinkled with season salt and pinch of garlic salt, also didn't add pepper,used sweet onion chopped instead of green and cumberland ham cooked/cubes the whole package. I did cook the potatoes longer to make them more crunchy.You can also substitute bacon or proscitto for ham. This would also be delicious.