Cheese-Stuffed Hash Browns

Cheese-Stuffed Hash Browns

What's better than hash browns? Hash browns stuffed with oozing melted Cheddar cheese.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

5
cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
3
medium green onions, thinly sliced (3 tablespoons)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
  1. In large bowl, mix potatoes, onions, salt and pepper. Coat 10-inch nonstick skillet with slanted side with 1 tablespoon of the oil; heat over medium heat. Spread 2 1/2 cups of the potato mixture evenly over bottom of skillet; press down with back of broad spatula. Top with cheese to within 1 inch of edge. Spread remaining potatoes over cheese; press down with back of broad spatula.
  2. Cook over medium heat 15 minutes or until potatoes are well browned and crisp. Loosen edge of potatoes with spatula. Place heatproof plate upside down over skillet; carefully turn skillet upside down over plate to remove potatoes.
  3. In same skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Slide potatoes from plate into skillet so uncooked side is down. Cook about 10 minutes or until potatoes are well browned and tender. Slide onto serving plate. Cut into wedges.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Using a skillet with a slanted side, such as an omelet pan, helps you easily slide the potatoes back into the skillet. These inexpensive nonstick pans are available in most discount or kitchen stores.
Serve With
A platter of fresh fruit and a basket of warm muffins or scones turn this savory side dish into a breakfast favorite.
Special Touch
A dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of fresh parsley add flavor and color to this yummy potato side dish.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 410mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.