Potato, Ham & Cheese Bake
10 min
55 min


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.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Press potatoes onto bottom and up sides of greased 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 minutes.

  3. STEP 3

    Whisk half & half, eggs and pepper together in bowl until well mixed. Stir in ham, 2 tablespoons green onions and 2 tablespoons bell pepper.

  4. STEP 4

    Sprinkle half of cheese over potatoes. Pour egg mixture over cheese.

  5. STEP 5

    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.


19Fat (mg)
190Cholesterol (mg)
480Sodium (mg)
15Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
17Protein (g)


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  September 11, 2014

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.

— says Tina
  November 18, 2011

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.

— says Lisa
  December 26, 2010

I made this with leftover ham and potatoes I had from Christmas. I made home-made hash browns, Added diced onion and cheese in the egg mixture. Overall it was very good. Next time I will put a little extra cheese and salt.

— says Amanda
  May 09, 2010

We used to have breakfast day once a month where I worked. I found this recipe and thought I'd give it a try because it was different. It was an instant success-I was told to bring it on all other breakfast days ;- Vegetarian version was requested, so I added spinach and mushrooms. I also made a sausage version. This is an easy recipe to change and prepare to suit your needs and is truly delicious.

— says Tammy
  December 15, 2009

Very bland, even with the addition of salt to the potatoes and extra cheese.

— says Teresa
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