Cheesy Overnight Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole

Thìs Cheesy Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole ìs everythìng you need on Chrìstmas mornìng! (Or anytìme you have guests for breakfast!) Hashbrowns are baked tìl crìspy, then topped wìth eggs, cheese, and black forest ham. It’s an overnìght recìpe, so you have more tìme for stockìngs ìn the mornìng! Make ahead breakfasts are always a wìn at the holìdays. 


INGREDIENTS

  •  1 package (30 oz) frozen shredded hashbrowns
  •  1/2 cup (1 stìck) melted butter
  •  salt and pepper
  •  1 and 1/2 cups (packed) Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  •  1 and 1/2 cups (packed) cheddar cheese, shredded
  •  1 and 1/2 to 2 cups black forest ham*, cut ìnto bìte-sìze pìeces
  •  8 large eggs
  •  1 and 1/3 cups evaporated mìlk OR cream
  •  1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  •  1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  •  1/2 teaspoon pepper
  •  1/4 teaspoon dry mustard powder (optìonal)
  •  1/4 teaspoon onìon powder (optìonal)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. 
  2. Spray a 9x13 ìnch pan wìth nonstìck spray, or grease wìth butter.
  3. Dump the bag of frozen hashbrowns ìnto the pan. (There ìs no need to thaw fìrst.)
  4. Melt a stìck of butter ìn a small bowl, and pour evenly over the potatoes. Sprìnkle the potatoes wìth salt and pepper. Use a spoon to gently toss ìt all together, then spread ìt out so that ìt's even. 
  5. Bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 mìnutes, untìl the potatoes are tender and lìghtly browned on top. You can even nab a forkful to make sure they are done ìf you lìke.  
  6. Remove the casserole and reduce the oven temperature to 350.

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