Cheesy Ham and Hash Brown Casserole


Awaken your senses with our Sunrise Symphony Cheesy Ham and Hash Brown Casserole. This hearty and comforting dish combines the savory flavors of ham and cheese with the crisp texture of hash browns, creating a symphony of tastes and textures. Perfect for a satisfying breakfast, brunch, or even dinner!

Cheesy Ham and Hash Brown Casserole

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 55 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Yields 8 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 portion

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 320 kcal
  • Total Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Sodium: 690mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 18g


  • Frozen hash browns, thawed - 500 grams (1.1 pounds)
  • Cooked ham, diced - 300 grams (10.6 ounces)
  • Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded - 200 grams (7 ounces)
  • Sour cream - 240 ml (8 ounces)
  • Condensed cream of chicken soup - 1 can (10.75 ounces)
  • Small onion, finely chopped - 1
  • Unsalted butter, melted - 50 grams (1.8 ounces)
  • Garlic powder - ½ teaspoon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine thawed hash browns, diced ham, half of the cheese, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, chopped onion, melted butter, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Stir the mixture until well combined.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a greased 9x13 inch baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 55 minutes, or until the casserole is bubbly and golden brown on top.
  7. Let the casserole stand for a few minutes before serving.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Ensure the hash browns are fully thawed to avoid extra moisture in the casserole.
  • Feel free to customize with additional ingredients like bell peppers or mushrooms.
  • For a crispy top layer, broil for the last few minutes of baking.
  • Allow the casserole to rest before serving to set the layers.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this casserole ahead of time?

Yes, assemble it the night before, refrigerate, and bake in the morning.

Can I use fresh potatoes instead of frozen hash browns?

Absolutely, just grate them and squeeze out any excess moisture.

What can I use instead of cream of chicken soup?

Cream of mushroom soup or a homemade white sauce can be used as substitutes.

Your Sunrise Symphony Cheesy Ham and Hash Brown Casserole is ready to take center stage at your table. It's a harmonious blend of flavors and textures that promises to satisfy and comfort. Enjoy this dish with family and friends, and revel in the joy of shared meals and cherished moments