Farmer's Casserole


Layer the ingredients for this farmer's casserole in a baking dish the night before, then cover and refrigerate. In the morning, pop the casserole into the oven about an hour before serving. Serve with melon wedges, fresh strawberries, and orange wedges.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
1 2-quart casserole


  • cooking spray

  • 3 cups frozen hash brown potatoes

  • ¾ cup shredded pepper Jack cheese

  • 1 cup cooked ham, diced

  • ¼ cup chopped green onions

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk

  • 4 large eggs, beaten

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.

  3. Arrange hash brown potatoes evenly in the bottom of the prepared dish. Sprinkle with pepper Jack cheese, then ham, and finally green onions.

  4. Whisk evaporated milk, eggs, pepper, and salt together in a medium bowl; pour over layers in the baking dish.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes.

  6. Remove from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.


If Made Ahead: Remove casserole from the refrigerator and bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

316 Calories
22g Fat
21g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 316
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 29%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 576mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 17mg 85%
Calcium 281mg 22%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 672mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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