20ouncepackage frozen diced or shredded hashbrowns
1white or yellow oniondiced
1red bell pepperdiced
1poundground sausage, or 8 ounces diced ham
4ouncesdiced green chilesdrained (optional)
2cupshalf and half
2cupsshredded cheddar cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and lightly grease a 9x13 pan.
Add frozen hashbrowns, onion, bell pepper, ham (or cooked sausage), and green chiles directly in the 9x13 pan and toss together.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs. Pour in half and half and season with salt and pepper and whisk to combine. Stir in shredded cheese.
Pour egg mixture on top of hashbrown mixture in the prepared pan.
Cover the pan with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 45-60 minutes until eggs are set.
Make Ahead Instructions: Prepare the recipe as directed. Once casserole is ready for the oven, simply cover and refrigerate overnight (12 hours) until ready to bake.Diced Ham vs Sausage: This recipe can be made with either diced ham or cooked ground sausage. To cook ground sausage, simply heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add in sausage and cook 7 to 10 minutes until cooked through. Drain, and use in recipe.