Looking for a breakfast dish that's hearty, easy to make, and sure to please a crowd? Look no further than the Egg and Hash Brown Casserole. This popular breakfast staple is loved for its simplicity and versatility. Whether you're feeding your family on a busy weekday morning or impressing guests at a weekend brunch, this casserole is a winner.

Egg and Hash Brown Casserole


Here's what you'll need to make the perfect Egg and Hash Brown Casserole:

Basic Ingredients:

  • 2 cups frozen shredded hash browns
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup diced ham (or vegetarian alternative)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Variations for Dietary Preferences:

  • Vegetarian: Substitute ham with diced bell peppers, spinach, or mushrooms.
  • Gluten-Free: Ensure all ingredients, such as cheese and hash browns, are certified gluten-free.


Follow these steps to prepare your casserole:

  1. Preheat Your Oven:
  • Set your oven to 375°F (190°C) to ensure it's ready when your casserole is assembled.
  1. Prepare the Baking Dish:
  • Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with butter or cooking spray.
  1. Layer the Ingredients:
  • Spread the shredded hash browns evenly in the bottom of the dish.
  • Sprinkle the diced ham (or your chosen vegetarian alternative) over the hash browns.
  • Add a layer of shredded cheddar cheese on top.
  1. Mix the Eggs:
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  1. Combine:
  • Pour the egg mixture over the layered ingredients in the baking dish.

Baking Instructions

  1. Bake:
  • Place the baking dish in the preheated oven.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the eggs are set and the top is golden brown.
  1. Check for Doneness:
  • Insert a toothpick or knife into the center of the casserole. If it comes out clean, the casserole is done.

Serving Suggestions

Serve your Egg and Hash Brown Casserole with:

  • Side Dishes:
  • Fresh fruit salad
  • Toast or English muffins
  • Beverages:
  • Freshly squeezed orange juice
  • A hot cup of coffee or tea


Here's how you can customize your casserole to suit different tastes:

  • Add Vegetables:
  • Incorporate chopped onions, bell peppers, or spinach for added flavor and nutrients.
  • Cheese Alternatives:
  • Mix things up with different cheeses like mozzarella, Swiss, or pepper jack.
  • Spice It Up:
  • Add a dash of hot sauce or some diced jalapeños for a spicy kick.

Storage and Reheating Tips

  1. Storage:
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  1. Reheating:
  • Oven: Preheat to 350°F (175°C) and bake for about 10-15 minutes until heated through.
  • Microwave: Heat individual servings on high for 1-2 minutes.


Give this Egg and Hash Brown Casserole a try and experience its deliciousness for yourself. Perfect for busy mornings or leisurely brunches, it's a versatile dish you'll come back to again and again. Don't forget to share your culinary creations with us on social media using #EggAndHashBrownCasserole!

Happy cooking!

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