This is a wonderful almost do ahead breakfast. Great for company or Christmas morning.
- 1/4 cup margarine
- 1 small sweet onion, chopped
- 1 small green pepper, chopped
- 2 -3 medium tomatoes, chopped
- 1 (24 ounce) bag frozen hash brown potatoes
- 12 eggs, beaten
- 1/2 lb cubed ham or 1/2 lb thin sliced ham or 1/2 lb cooked crumbled bacon or 1/2-1 lb sausage
- 3 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
- Melt margarine and place in the bottom of 9" by 13" baking pan.
- Spread potatoes (still frozen is okay) in bottom of the pan.
- Sprinkle chopped vegetables over potatoes.
- Add salt and pepper to taste.
- Sprinkle meat over potatoes and vegetables.
- Note: At this point you may continue or casserole may be refrigerated overnight.
- Pour beaten eggs over potatoes.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
- Remove from oven and sprinkle cheese evenly over top.
- Bake another 5-10 minutes or until cheese is hot and bubbly.
- Remove from oven and let set for approximately 5 minutes.
- Cut into 2.5"-3" squares and serve with a spatula. Enjoy.