Cheesy Southwest Potato Duo #SP5

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Total Time
35mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

Official Contest Entry: Simply Potatoes 5Fix. This easy breezy duo of potatoes recipe will please any crowd. They were gone in seconds! Make sure to make double batches and pass the recipe around!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cook bacon, cool, and crumble. To a 12-cup muffin pan, add equal amounts of bacon grease to each muffin cup.
  3. To a medium bowl, add the hash browns and gently blend in 1 1/2 cups of the shredded cheese. Press about 2 tablespoons of the hash brown and cheese mixture into each muffin cup. Bake in oven for 18 - 20 minutes or edges are crispy.
  4. While hash brown cups bake, peel film at corner of mashed potatoes and heat on high for 3 minutes in microwave. Remove from microwave and stir.
  5. Remove hash brown cups from the oven. Spoon in equal amounts of mashed potatoes. Top with equal amounts of remaining cheese and place under broiler for 5 minutes or bake in the oven until cheese is melted.
  6. Top each cup with green onions and bacon and serve. Enjoy!