Crock Pot Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Casserole is super cheesy with chunks of ham and two kinds of cheese. It is great as an all in one breakfast or as a dish for an elaborate holiday brunch.
This is a really rich hash brown casserole which is the way I like my hash brown casseroles. It’s pure comfort food! Sour cream, cream cheese, and a can of potato soup make it super creamy. A combo of cheddar cheese and colby jack cheese adds plenty of cheese flavor.
There’s plenty of ham in this Crock Pot Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Casserole so that each and every bite has a chunk of ham. This recipe is great for using up leftover Easter or Thanksgiving ham.
Ham and Cheese Hash Brown Casserole Recipe Tips:
To make this casserole spicy, add 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes.
The paper towels placed on top of the crock pot help prevent all the condensation from dripping back down on the casserole.
Leftovers will keep in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days.
Cooked and crumbled bacon or sausage can be substituted for the ham.
Try These Other Breakfast Casseroles:
- Chorizo Hash Brown Casserole
- Everything Bagel Breakfast Casserole
- Southern Breakfast Enchiladas with Sausage Gravy
- Ham and Cheese Croissant Casserole
- Sausage and Cheese English Muffin Casserole
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- 1 (10.75-ounce) can condensed cream of potato soup
- 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
- 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 8 ounces diced ham
- 3 green onions, sliced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 (30-ounce) package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed
- 2 cups shredded Colby Jack cheese, divided
- 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
- Grease a 5 to 6-quart slow cooker.
- In a large bowl, stir together potato soup, sour cream, and cream cheese.
- Stir in ham, green onions, salt, pepper, garlic powder, hash browns, and 1 1/ cups Colby Jack cheese.
- Transfer to slow cooker.
- Place 2 layers of paper towels on top of slow cooker and cover with lid.
- Cook on low for 4 to 5 hours.
- Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup colby cheese and the cheddar cheese. Cover and cook another 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
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Originally published Sept 14, 2017.
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