What is a Farmer’s Casserole?
Farmer’s casserole is a delicious breakfast casserole that is made up of a few simple “farm-friendly” ingredients. It calls for hash browns, eggs, cheese, ham, green onions and evaporated milk. It’s all baked together to create a baked breakfast casserole.
I have made this recipe many times for Thanksgiving morning, Christmas morning, Easter brunch, kid sleepovers, family gatherings and more. It’s the kind of recipe that everyone enjoys so much, and it’s a very popular recipe here on the RecipeGirl site!
Change things up by adding in a tablespoon of Dijon mustard, mixing in sauteed bell peppers and using a combination of cheeses.
Some of my readers have mentioned that they also enjoy making this for dinner. Leftovers eaten the next day are delicious!
Is Farmer’s Casserole Gluten Free?
Since my Mom has to eat gluten-free these days, I was super happy to find that I could make this breakfast casserole completely gluten free.
I use Ore-Ida shredded hash browns for this recipe if I need to make it gluten-free. If you don’t need to worry about that, just use whatever hash browns you can find! Evaporated milk is naturally gluten-free, so you don’t have to worry about that. Check the label on the ham you buy to make sure it’s gluten-free.
6 cups of diced potatoes.
1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil.
1 ½ cups of reduced fat shredded colby or monterey blend cheese.
6 slices of diced canadian bacon.
2 sliced green onions.
24 oz (2 cans) of fat-free evaporated milk.
2 cups of egg beaters egg substitute.
¼ tsp of salt.
¼ tsp of black pepper.
In a non-stick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat and cook the potatoes until lightly brown.
Place the potatoes in the casserole. Top with ham, cheese and green onions.
Mix together the egg beaters, evaporated milk, salt and pepper in a large bowl until well combined. Then pour over the potato mixture.
In a preheated oven to 375°, bake for 45 to 55 minutes.
Let set before cutting to 15 equal portions.
4 points per serving
Simple, easy and super delicious! You won’t believe how good this farmer casserole is. My family was so pleased to have this for breakfast. Give it a try, you will love it!
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