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Hash Brown Ham and Cheese Quiche

Hash browns form the crust for this colorful quiche that's chock-full of ham, cheese, green pepper and mushrooms. "It's a family favorite," relates Ella Woroniuk of Canora, Saskatchewan.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + standing
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup diced fully cooked ham
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute the hash browns, salt and pepper in 2 tablespoons butter until golden brown. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate.
  • In the same skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and mushrooms in remaining butter. Remove from the heat; sprinkle with flour. Stir in the ham, eggs and milk. Pour into hash brown crust.
  • Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5 minutes longer or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 165 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 108mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • LAFrederick
    Dec 25, 2010

    This was very yummy although it was runny. Maybe I will bake it longer next time.