6 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes – Shortcut Tip: Use frozen hash brown patties because they arrange nicely in the bottom of the pyrex.
1-1/2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno pepper
2 cups diced cooked ham
1/2 cup sliced green onions
8 beaten eggs
2 12-ounce cans evaporated milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Farmer's Casserole

Farmer's Casserole

Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole. Arrange potatoes evenly in the bottom of the dish. Sprinkle with cheese, ham, and green onion. In a large mixing bowl combine eggs, milk, salt, and pepper. Pour egg mixture over potato mixture in dish.

Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 45-55 minutes or until center appears set. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Makes 12 servings.

TIP: Prepare the night before then cover and chill. Bake as directed except increase baking time to 55 to 60 minutes.

Calories 299, Total Fat 14g (Saturated Fat 7g), Cholesterol 183mg, Sodium 526mg, Carbohydrate 25g, Fiber 2g, Protein 19g

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