Best-ever Farmer’s Casserole Recipe

Best-ever Farmer’s Casserole Recipe – This farmer’s casserole is so easy! Bake it right away or make it ahead… Just layer the ingredients in a baking dish the night before, then cover and refrigerate. In the morning, pop the casserole into the oven about an hour before serving. Serve with melon wedges, fresh strawberries, and orange wedges.

Servings: 6


cooking spray
3 cups frozen hash brown potatoes
¾ cup shredded pepper Jack cheese
1 cup cooked ham, diced
¼ cup chopped green onions
4 large eggs, beaten
1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
⅛ teaspoon salt


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray.

Arrange hash brown potatoes evenly in the bottom of the prepared dish. Sprinkle with pepper Jack cheese, then ham, and finally green onions.

Whisk evaporated milk, eggs, pepper, and salt together in a medium bowl. Pour egg mixture over the layers in the dish.

Bake in the preheated oven until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 40 to 45 minutes.

Remove from the oven and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

To Make-Ahead:

Follow Steps 2 through 4. Cover and refrigerate the casserole for 3 to 8 hours. When ready to bake, preheat the oven as in Step 1. Follow Steps 5 and 6, baking the chilled casserole, uncovered, until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 55 to 60 minutes.


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