Farmer's Casserole

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Buster, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I posted this on a thread by Steve but I had several people PM me and ask for it so I thought I'd start a thread for it.

    I'll be making this again tonight by the way. I would have made it last night but realized I was out of cheese.

    * 3 cups frozen hash brown potatoes
    * 3/4 cup shredded pepperjack cheese (I just used the Colby jack that was on hand)
    * 1 cup cooked ham, diced
    * 1/4 cup chopped green onions
    * 4 eggs, beaten
    * 1 1/2 cup milk
    * 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
    * 1/8 teaspoon salt

    DIRECTIONS

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2 quart baking dish.
    2. Arrange hash brown potatoes evenly in the bottom of the prepared dish. Sprinkle with pepperjack cheese, ham, and green onions.
    3. In a medium bowl, mix the eggs, milk, pepper, and salt. Pour the egg mixture over the potato mixture in the dish. The dish may be covered and refrigerated at this point for several hours or overnight.
    4. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes (or 55 to 60 minutes if made ahead and chilled) in the preheated oven, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

    After tasting this, I have determined that the ham could easily be substituted for hamburger or chicken and that mushrooms could be added as well. Different cheeses would be fun to try too. Different kinds of onions could be substituted and you could put green peppers in if so desired as well. I am going to try lots of stuff with this.
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2009
  2. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    hmmmmm, sounds yummy...I'll definately be giving this a try! Thanks a lot for posting it!!
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    ooh yum! [​IMG]
     
  4. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    Yeah, I showed that recipe to the Mrs. Now she wants me to make it tonight.

    Thanks a lot.
     
  5. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
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    Mmmm, sounds like dinner!
     
  6. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:[​IMG] Is that sarcasm I hear or appreciation?

    I'm going to make it tonight too. I will try some substitutions and see what I come up with. It's really simple to prepare- that's what I liked about it.
     
  7. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    Quote:[​IMG] Is that sarcasm I hear or appreciation?

    I'm going to make it tonight too. I will try some substitutions and see what I come up with. It's really simple to prepare- that's what I liked about it.

    Both, actually I'm like you....winter is normally dead time for me. My wife works 9-5 5 days a week year around. So when I can't work (like right now -5 degrees) I don't mind it is only fair to her and I don't mind cooking a bit.
     
  8. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:[​IMG] Is that sarcasm I hear or appreciation?

    I'm going to make it tonight too. I will try some substitutions and see what I come up with. It's really simple to prepare- that's what I liked about it.

    Both, actually I'm like you....winter is normally dead time for me. My wife works 9-5 5 days a week year around. So when I can't work (like right now -5 degrees) I don't mind it is only fair to her and I don't mind cooking a bit.

    That's great Steve. You are right- we are in the same boat and this winter I've been a lot better than last winter about picking up the slack.
     
  9. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yummy! [​IMG] Thanks so much for sharing that! Once I get to the store, I know what my family will be having for dinner!
     
  10. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:Sounds like it's Farmer's Casserole night at BYC. [​IMG]
     

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