Saturday, May 10, 2014

Farmer's Casserole


3 cups shredded hash-brown potatoes
1  cup shredded Monterey jack cheese with jalapeño peppers
1 1/2  cups diced cooked ham or Canadian bacon
1/2 cup sliced green onions
4 large eggs, beaten
2 cups half and half
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Grease a quiche pan or deep-dish pie pan.
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 in pre-heated 350 degree oven for 45 to 55 minutes or until center is set.
Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.


Cheddar cheese may be used for Monterey jack cheese.
Add Tabasco for a bit of a kick.
May be made ahead several hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate until ready to bake.
Serve with sour cream.