This popular recipe for Bacon Hash Brown Casserole says it all in the name- it's a creamy, cheesy, comforting bake full of potatoes and bacon. But, we balance out all that indulgence with the addition of 3 cups of broccoli, so you have all that flavor with some extra veggie nutrition! The cream of mushroom soup is the key to the creamy texture, baking up perfectly with a topping of crisp, buttery panko breadcrumbs. It only takes 3 steps to make, and you can even customize it with what you have on hand, like different veggies or cheese- Bacon Hash Brown Casserole is foolproof comfort food!
Heat the oven to 350°F. While the oven is heating, cook the bacon and onion in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat until the bacon is crisp. Spoon off any fat.
Stir the bacon mixture, soup, sour cream, 4 tablespoons butter, potatoes, broccoli, green onion and cheese in a large bowl. Season the mixture with salt and pepper. Stir the panko and remaining butter in a small bowl. Spoon the potato mixture into a lightly greased 9x9x2-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with the panko mixture.
Bake for 45 minutes or until the mixture is hot and the panko mixture is golden brown.
This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.