HAM AND HASH BROWN BAKE

HAM AND HASH BROWN BAKE

1 package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed, (32oz)
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, (shredded)
1 cup chopped ham, or turkey ham
1 1/2 cups sour cream
1 can cream of chicken soup, (10 1/2oz)
1 can chopped green chile, (4oz)
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 cups crushed potato chips

In a large bowl, combine hash browns, melted butter, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. In separate bowl, combine cheese, ham, sour cream, soup, chiles, milk, and onion. Add ham mixture to potato mixture; mix well.
Pour mixture into a 2-quart baking dish; sprinkle with crushed chips. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 45 to 60 minutes.
Serves 8.