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Wild West Beef Hash

Wild West Beef Hash



  • 1 pound Ground Beef (95% lean)
  • 3 cups frozen potatoes O’Brien
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 jar (15 to 16 ounces) prepared thick-and-chunky salsa
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese or Mexican cheese blend


  • Reduced fat dairy sour cream, chopped fresh cilantro, lime wedges (optional)

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  1. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Add potatoes; cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet. Keep warm.
  2. Brown Ground Beef in same skillet over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes, breaking up into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove drippings. Season beef with salt and pepper, as desired.
  3. Stir in salsa, corn and 1/4 cup cilantro; cook for 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in potatoes; sprinkle with cheese. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.
  5. Serve with toppings, if desired.

Total Recipe Time: 40 to 45 min | Yield: 4 servings

Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160 degrees F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

Nutrition information per serving: 392 calories; 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 82 mg cholesterol; 1109 mg sodium; 44 g carbohydrate; 3.8 g fiber; 35 g protein; 8.4 mg niacin; 0.7 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 4.6 mg iron; 24.1 mcg selenium; 7.2 mg zinc

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Cattlemen's Beef Board.