Cheeseburger Hashbrown Skillet
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
A fabulous (and simple to prep!) “meat and potatoes” meal for your next busy weeknight. This might just be your new family favorite - give it a try! Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground beef
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • 1 - 10 oz can(s) cream of mushroom
  • 1 - cup(s) milk
  • 26 - oz. frozen shredded hash browns**
  • 2 - cup(s) shredded sharp cheddar cheese**
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - sliced green onions**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open the can of cream of mushroom soup.
  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with the minced onion and garlic powder. Drain and return to the skillet. Stir in the cream of mushroom soup and milk, and combine. Then stir in the frozen hashbrowns and stir into the sauce. Cover with tight fitting lid and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until hashbrowns have softened and sauce has thickened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Top with shredded cheese and let melt. If needed, run the skillet under the broiler to melt the cheese. (Make sure it’s an ovenproof skillet!) Garnish with sliced green onions.
  4. Prepare the salad.
  5. Serve Cheeseburger Hashbrown Skillet with side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Brown 2 lbs. ground beef with 2 Tbsp minced onion and 2 tsp garlic powder. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. Open 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the browned ground beef
  • Half of the cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • Do not add hashbrowns or cheese to freezer baggie.

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the skillet to reheat and then cook in the hashbrowns and top with cheese, as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Omit cheese garnish for dairy-free meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when made with gluten-free cream of mushroom soup (Pacific brand.)

Printable Label Recipe Title

Cheeseburger Hashbrown Skillet

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and reheat in skillet. Once warmed through, add the hashbrowns, cover and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Top with cheese and let melt.
Serve with salad.

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