Potatoes Olé Recipe

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I came up with this potato and egg recipe one summer when relatives came to visit. It was a well received by everyone! To save time, you can use frozen hash browns.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup each chopped green, sweet red and yellow pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 pounds red potatoes, cooked, peeled and cubed (1/4-inch cubes)
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 5 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Salsa and sour cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 266 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 163mg cholesterol, 460mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion and peppers in butter until tender. Add potatoes and chilies; toss to combine.
  2. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, cheese, salt and pepper; pour over the potato mixture.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Potatoes Olé in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p146

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alfoa User ID: 2078080 233833
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2015

"Great flavor. Only complaint is I'd prefer it stay congealed, like a casserole. A bit of work, but everyone will take a second helping."

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