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Healthier Hash Brown Casserole with Canadian Bacon and Cheddar

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  • 2 tsp. canola oil
  • 1-2 lb. bag frozen hash browns
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • Nonstick vegetable cooking spray
  • 4 oz. Canadian bacon, chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups egg substitute
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 4 ounces (1 cup) reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet. Add hash browns, onions, and green peppers. Cook until potatoes begin to brown. 
  2. Spread potato mixture into a 9x13-inch baking dish that has been coated with cooking spray. Add Canadian bacon, egg substitute, salt and pepper; stir to coat all ingredients with egg. 
  3. Sprinkle cheese on top.
  4. Cover with foil and refrigerate over night.
  5. Bake, covered for 30 to 40 minutes at 375 degrees. Remove foil and bake for 5 minutes, or until egg mixture is set.

Nutritional Analysis:
Calories: 195
Protein: 14 g
Fat: 5 g (1 gm sat, 2 gm mono)
Cholesterol: 15 mg
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Fiber: 4 g
Sodium: 550 mg

Recipe provided by Veronica C. Coronado with Patty Kirk, RDN, LD, Cooper Clinic (Published in More of What's Cooking at Cooper Clinic)