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Hasty Heartland Dinner Recipe

This hearty microwave recipe from the American Egg Board comes in especially handy the week after Easter, when there are plenty of hard-cooked eggs to use up.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 package (5-1/2 ounces) au gratin potatoes
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup frozen peas


  • 1. In a microwave, cook potatoes according to package directions. Add sauce packet and milk as directed. Stir in the eggs, ham and peas.
  • 2. Cover and cook on high, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 3-5 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 310 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 231 mg cholesterol, 1,316 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein.