Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole is the perfect combination of hash brown potatoes, eggs, ham, cheddar cheese and ricotta baked together to serve up a hearty breakfast casserole to any hungry crowd. Perfect make ahead breakfast or throw together the morning of, this Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole is a crowd pleaser every time!
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Servings: 15 people
- 3 cups uncooked hash browns .. one bag of Simply Potatoes hash browns works perfect or 1-1/2 bags of the breakfast potatoes
- 1 stick butter .. melted
- 9 large eggs
- 15 ounces ricotta cheese
- 24 ounces shredded cheddar cheese .. divided (reserve 1 cup for topping)
- 1/2 large onion .. diced
- 2-3 cups pre-cooked ham chunks .. divided (reserve 1/2 cup for topping)
- 1 teaspoon seasoning salt
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 green onions .. diced
Start by preheating your oven to 450 degrees and pouring your hash browns or breakfast potatoes into a buttered 9x13 casserole dish. Pour melted butter evenly over your potatoes and bake for 30-40 minutes or until your potatoes have started to crisp.
Remove from oven, reduce heat to 350 degrees and in a large mixing bowl, combine eggs, ricotta and spices. Stir in shredded cheese, onion and ham (reserve some of the cheese and ham for garnishing later).
Pour your egg mixture over your hash browns / breakfast potatoes and bake for 55-60 mintes. About 20 minutes before your breakfast casserole is done cooking, sprinkle with reserved shredded cheese, breakfast meat and green onions. When done, remove from oven and serve immediately.
Serving: 12g | Calories: 387.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.8g | Protein: 22.3g | Fat: 28.3g | Saturated Fat: 16.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8.1g | Cholesterol: 221.8mg | Sodium: 678.8mg | Potassium: 181.6mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 0.7g | Vitamin A: 985IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 371mg | Iron: 1.4mg