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Springtime Brunch

Angela Sellers | April 16, 2018


Sweet & savory flavors to make the most of your morning

Whether you’ve been enjoying the weather or you’re patiently waiting for the last of winter’s snow to melt, these tasty brunch treats are sure to help you think spring.

Breakfast Casserole

  • Total Time

    35 minutes
  • Serves

  • 1/2 (30-ounce) bag frozen shredded potatoes, thawed
  • 6 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 (8-ounce) block Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 (8-ounce) block Swiss cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup HORMEL® CURE 81® fully cooked ham, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


Heat oven to 400°F.

In large bowl, stir together potatoes, eggs and next 7 ingredients. Transfer mixture to a lightly greased 2-quart baking dish.

Bake 30 minutes or until eggs are set.

Herb Cream Cheese

  • Total Time

    10 minutes
  • Serves

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 packet HERB-OX® Chicken Granules
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill leaves


In medium bowl, stir together cream cheese and remaining ingredients.

Serve over toasted bagels, with smoked salmon, red onion slices and dill sprigs.

Bacon-Maple-Brown Sugar Butter

  • Total Time

    20 minutes
  • Serves

  • 1 1/2 stick butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped cooked HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Bacon
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup


In medium bowl, stir together butter and remaining ingredients.

Serve over waffles with additional crumbled cooked bacon.

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