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Ham, Cheddar, and Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

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Easy, cheesy and light…this Ham, Cheddar and Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole is so simple to whip up for brunch. Perfect for a crowd and not loaded with calories, perfect with a colorful fruit salad.

Ham, Cheddar, and Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

  • Servings: 1 cup
  • Yield: 10 servings
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cooking Time: 1 hr


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 vidalia onion, diced
  • ½ red bell pepper, diced
  • ½ green bell pepper, diced
  • 1- 8 ounce boneless ham steak, diced
  • 1 - 30 ounce package frozen shredded hash browns, thawed
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 large eggs
  • 1 ½ cups low fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over med-high heat. Add the onions and cook until softened. Stir in the peppers and sauté 2-3 minutes. Add the ham and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes. Transfer to a large mixing bowl. Gently stir in the hash browns and cheese.
  3. Spread the hash brown mixture in a 13 x 9 inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper. Pour the egg mixture over the hash browns. Bake the casserole for 50-55 minutes or until puffy, golden and firm in the center.
  5. Serve immediately.

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