Asparagus, Ham and Egg Bake

Do-ahead convenience! Crunchy cornflake crumbs top a savory egg bake brimming with tender asparagus and delicious ham.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 35 min
  • Servings 12

1 1/2
cups chopped cooked ham (1/2 lb)
1
lb fresh asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
bag (30 oz) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
12
eggs
1 1/4
cups milk
1
container (8 oz) sour cream
2
teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning salt
2
teaspoons ground mustard
1
cup cornflake crumbs
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

  • 1 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In large bowl, toss ham, asparagus, potatoes, onion and cheeses. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 2 In same bowl, beat eggs, milk, sour cream, lemon-pepper seasoning salt and mustard with fork or wire whisk until well mixed. Pour egg mixture over potato mixture. (Baking dish will be very full.) Cover; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  • 3 Heat oven to 325°F. Uncover baking dish; bake 35 minutes. Meanwhile, in small bowl, toss cornflake crumbs and butter.
  • 4 Sprinkle cornflake mixture over partially baked casserole. Bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes longer or until knife inserted in center comes out clean and thermometer inserted in center reads 160°F. Remove from oven; let stand 15 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Two cups small fresh broccoli florets can be substituted for the asparagus.

Look for precut cooked ham in your grocery store's deli department or, if they have a salad bar, see if you can purchase it there.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
265mg
265%;
Sodium
920mg
920%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.