Recipe By Mesa_Steve
Published Jan 16th
Prep 10m Cook 1h 15m Additional - Ready In 1h 25m
Servings 8 servings Calories 469.8

The original recipe is delicious, but this is my healthier version, with less fat and calories. It also freezes beautifully and individual portions can be reheated in 3 minutes in the microwave. As a single person, I can’t eat 8 portions at one sitting, so I divide and freeze. But it’s great if family visits, because I can have the portions ready to reheat, and it’s also great if you’re in a hurry in the morning and don’t have time to cook before heading off to work.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 8 frozen hash brown patties
  • 2 (6 ounce) packages Canadian bacon, quartered
  • 4 cups shredded Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese blend
  • 1 ¾ cups egg substitute (such as Egg Beaters® Southwestern Style)
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground mustard

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. 2 Arrange hash brown patties in a single layer in the prepared baking dish; top with Canadian bacon. Sprinkle Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese over Canadian bacon.
  3. 3 Whisk egg substitute, milk, salt, and mustard together in a bowl; pour over cheese layer. Cover dish with aluminum foil.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour. Remove aluminum foil and bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean and edges are golden brown, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 469.8
  • Carbohydrate 21 g
  • Cholesterol 74.2 mg
  • Fat 28.5 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Protein 29.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 15.2 g
  • Sodium 1475.3 mg
  • Sugar 2.3 g


  1. I'm rating 3 but that's me. My husband and daughter liked it and my grandma loved it. For me- only fair. I think it was the egg beaters maybe as I enjoyed the potato part and the cheese. I followed recipe exactly except my pan only held 7 patties and I used ham instead of - Read more ...
  2. The hubby declared this a home run. I liked it though was surprised the southwestern egg beaters didn't impart more flavor. Also thought it was really greasy which is a shame given how healthy the rest of it is. I will try regular shredded potatoes next time instead of the frozen patties. Left out the - Read more ...
  3. This was a nice easy breakfast casserole; I liked the ease of using frozen hash brown patties. I used real eggs so I added bell peppers onions green chilis and tomatoes to my eggs (8). This took a bit longer to bake for me. Our guests all enjoyed it and I liked that it was - Read more ...
  4. This was great! I added crumbled bacon to the top the last 15 mins. However I will cut out the salt next time.
  5. I make this casserole every week for my breakfast to take to work. I just throw in whatever I happen to have on hand. Fabulous recipe!
  6. I've made this recipe with some minor variation a few times now due to limited options at the grocery store and each time comes out magnificent. I've used fresh green and red bell peppers tomatoes and jalapeno peppers when I could only find eggs but was able to get the southwest Egg Beaters on one - Read more ...
  7. Everyone loved this casserole and we aren't really casserole people! Made it for after Christmas morning and had to make it again this snowy morning. I used one roll of crumbled Jimmy Dean Sage sausage instead of Canadian bacon. Also used less cheese (cheddar only) - just enough to create a layer which was probably - Read more ...
  8. I really loved this recipe! I actually used the southwest egg beaters and after the cheese I topped it with green onions chopped and cilantro like the other review suggested. My friends LOVED this recipe! The entire dish was devoured in under and hour. Great recipe!
  9. Yum. I had regular hash browns in freezer so I used those baked them up on their own first to get a little crunchy. Has regular plain egg beaters so I added onions cilantro and red pepper flakes to compensate. I enjoyed this and look forward to the leftovers.. oh I think I used a - Read more ...