Nonstick cooking spray
3 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese with
jalapeno peppers or shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup diced cooked ham, or Canadian-style bacon
1/4 cup sliced green onions (2)
4 beaten eggs or 1 cup refrigerated or
frozen egg product, thawed
1-1/2 cups milk or one 12-ounce can evaporated milk or
evaporated fat-free milk
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 Coat a 2-quart square baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange potatoes evenly in the bottom of the dish. Sprinkle with cheese, ham, and green onions.
2 In a bowl combine eggs, milk, salt, and pepper. Pour egg mixture over potato mixture in dish.
3 Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Makes 6 servings.
4 Make-ahead directions: Prepare as above through step 2. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree oven for 50 to 55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.