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Farmer's Breakfast Egg Casserole Recipe to Freeze or Bake

Updated on December 19, 2010

Farmer's Breakfast Egg Casserole Recipe hot and ready to serve.

Our customers liked this recipe because it is full of cheesy potatoes mixed with ham, onions and topped with a sweet egg mixture.

This egg casserole dish freezes well. For the frugal cooks, use up leftover meat and vegetables in a new way that will be sure to please. This entrée is hearty enough to serve as "Breakfast for Dinner."

Ingredients for Farmer's Breakfast Egg Casserole Recipe

This recipe will make 6 servings, either in 1 large 9.5 x 13.5 baking dish or two smaller round (9 inch) baking pans. Gather and and prepare the following ingredients prior to assembly:

  • 6 cups hash browns, shredded
  • 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup ham, diced
  • 1/2 cup green onion, sliced
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cup (1 can) evaporated milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Assembly Instructions

Layer the following ingredients in the baking tins:

2-3 Servings 
4-6 Servings 
Hash browns 
3 cups 
6 cups 
Monterey Jack cheese 
1 cup 
2 cups 
1/2 cup 
1 cup 
Green Onion
1/4 cup
1/2 cup

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  1. Combine the egg, evaporated milk, pepper and salt in a bowl.
  2. Pour the egg mixture evenly over the mixture in the tins(s). Pour half the mixture in each tin if the breakfast casserole has been split into two tins.
  3. Follow cooking directions below to cook this entrée now.
  4. Label tins that will be frozen with the cooking directions.
  5. Wrap portions you plan to freeze by encasing the baking tin in aluminum foil and then plastic wrap.

  6. You're finished!


Print and Cut Cooking Directions

Farmer's Breakfast Egg Casserole Recipe

Instructions: Thaw casserole in refrigerator for approx. 24 hours. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake uncovered for approx. 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Internal temperature should register 160F.

Serving Suggestions: Serve with fresh fruit wedges.

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Tips and Suggestions

  • Substitute your favorite ingredients in this dish, like bacon, sausage.
  • Make it vegetarian by leaving out the meat and adding more vegetables, like mushrooms, zucchini and spinach.
  • Try different cheeses or combinations of cheeses, like sharp cheddar cheese.
  • Consume frozen casseroles within 2 months of freezing for best quality.

Farmer's Breakfast Egg Casserole Ready to go in the Oven.


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    • las81071 profile image

      las81071 3 years ago

      Sounds yummy I'm not a fan of ham so could you substitute


    • phdast7 profile image

      Theresa Ast 5 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      This looks wonderful. I love that you can make it ahead and freeze it. :)

    • LULU SUE1987 profile image

      LULU SUE1987 5 years ago

      Great recipe, adding it to my list.

    • melodyandes profile image

      melodyandes 6 years ago

      Yummy, Thanks for the recipe.

    • PhoenixV profile image

      PhoenixV 7 years ago from USA

      Sounds yummy thanks!