Hash browns, ham, and cheese collide to make a casserole everyone will love. Our hash brown casserole with ham recipe involves a few switches that cut down on fat without losing any of the flavor. The result is a cheesy, savory, and perfectly salty dish. This casserole makes a great breakfast, but it’ll also fit in as a side at a potluck or family-style dinner. 

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 1997


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20 mins
1 hr
1 hr 20 mins
8 servings.


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  • Combine flour and 1/2 cup milk, stirring until smooth. Combine flour mixture, remaining 1 1/4 cups milk, mustard, pepper, and salt in a medium saucepan, stirring well. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until milk mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; add cheese, stirring until cheese melts. Stir in sour cream.

  • Combine cheese mixture, ham, and hash browns in a large bowl, stirring well. Spoon potato mixture into a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 to 35 additional minutes or until golden.


Cooking Light The Lazy Gourmet

Nutrition Facts

201 calories; calories from fat 14%; fat 3.2g; saturated fat 1.5g; protein 15.7g; carbohydrates 27.8g; fiber 2.1g; cholesterol 21mg; sodium 570mg.