Ore-Ida® Cheesy Bacon Hash Brown Bake

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes

Servings: 12

 

Ingredients

2 cups Ore-Ida® Southern Style Hash Browns

8 slices Oscar Mayer bacon, chopped

1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

1 red pepper, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

1 small onion, chopped

12 eggs

1/3 cup Breakstone's or Knudsen Sour Cream

12 ounce Velveeta® Pasteurized Prepared Cheese,  thinly sliced

 

Directions

1. Heat oven to 350ºF

2. Cook and stir bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove from skillet, reserving 2 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Drain bacon on paper towels. Meanwhile, cook and stir hash browns and vegetables in drippings 10 min.

3. Spread vegetable mixture onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Whisk eggs and sour cream until blended; pour over vegetable mixture. Top with bacon and VELVEETA®.

4. Bake 40 min. or until center is set and casserole is heated through.

 

TIP: Make Ahead: Casserole can be assembled ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before baking as directed, increasing baking time if needed until casserole is done.