🧀🥔 Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Casserole Recipe 🧀🥔

A satisfying and substantial dish, ham and cheese hash brown casserole is ideal for breakfast, brunch, or even evening. This casserole is a crowd-pleaser that’s simple to make, with a creamy sauce that mixes melty cheese, savory ham, and tender hash browns. 🧀🥔

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (30 ounces) frozen shredded hash browns, thawed
  • 2 cups cooked ham, diced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 can (10.5 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup crushed cornflakes (optional, for topping)
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter (optional, for topping)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  2. Combine Ingredients: In a large bowl, mix together the thawed hash browns, diced ham, shredded cheddar cheese, and chopped onion.
  3. Prepare the Sauce: In a separate bowl, combine the condensed cream of chicken soup, sour cream, milk, melted butter, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix until smooth.
  4. Mix Everything Together: Pour the sauce over the hash brown mixture and stir until everything is well combined.
  5. Transfer to Baking Dish: Spread the mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish.
  6. Optional Topping: If using, combine the crushed cornflakes with 2 tablespoons of melted butter in a small bowl. Sprinkle the mixture over the top of the casserole.
  7. Bake: Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until the casserole is hot and bubbly, and the top is golden brown.
  8. Serve: Allow the casserole to cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!

A tasty and simple dish that is sure to become a family favorite is ham and cheese hash brown casserole. This casserole is ideal for every meal of the day because of its creamy, cheesy richness and the addition of flavorful ham. For a full supper, serve it with steamed veggies or a side salad. Savor the cozy tastes in each bite! 🧀🥔

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