32 Reviews

Wow! What a surprise. It was late, we were hungry, and my oven had just died. I just wanted to put something on the table. A recipe this uncomplicated couldn't be too tasty, could it? But ... it was delicious. Following the suggestions of others, I substituted seasoned salt for the regular salt called for. I told my wife, if we didn't like it, we would never make it again, and would heat a frozen dinner. If we did like it, we would make it again as often as possible. Turns out, we will be making it again, as often as possible.

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Chez Bob November 16, 2011

To the original recipe, we added carrots, green onion, and a bunch of fresh herbs (sage,basil, and parsley). This is a very versatile recipe, easily customizable. We loved it!

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erkreiss August 31, 2012

I make this as filling for tacos. It stretches the meat mixture when you need it too. I usually use garlic salt. Sometime I add a packet of taco seasoning.

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seal angel August 09, 2013

All of my family enjoyed this simple and quick recipe. We weren't expecting it to taste as good as it did for some reason, but it's delicious just the way it is and doesn't need to be dressed up at all. I will gladly be making this in the nearby future. Thank you for sharing this.

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GottaBeFresh August 08, 2013

I tripled the recipe and the only thing I added extra was some Sazon Goya (Mexican seasoning with coriander). It was delicious! Everyone (including the Baby) loved it!

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dloaks August 30, 2013

I made this because it looked simple and I had everything on hand. Made only a couple changes: I didn't have lean ground beef so I cooked the potatoes and beef separately and then mixed them together; I also added a little diced onion, pepper, and garlic powder. My husband said his granny used to make somthing very similar that she called "Poor Man's Dinner," so it was a little trip down memory lane for him. I served with soup beans and cornbread. Thanks for an easy dinner, will make again!

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lilchris March 27, 2008

This was great! My whole family enjoyed it and we were all stuffed too. This is a keeper for sure!

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mamashan June 27, 2011

We pan fried a white onion and 3 garlic smashed cloves in oil just before we added the potatoes. Made as written otherwise and it was GOOD!<br/><br/>Thanks for this super easy delicious recipe.

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kelly in TO October 15, 2014

OMG -- This is so good! I used extra potatoes, 1/2 of a chopped onion and added garlic powder. The meat was brown and crispy and gave a wonderful taste to the potatoes. This is a make every week dinner! The only thing I would do differently is maybe steam the potatoes in a bit of water before I add the oil and start the browning. Probably because I used extra potatoes, mine were not quite as done as I would have liked. That said, we still inhaled it! Emily, thank you for the wonderful recipe!

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Rose is Rose August 29, 2014

Really good! Added onions to the potatoes, a little garlic and onion powder and added shredded cheese afterwards. I served with sour cream...would have been AMAZING with bacon! My 4 year old was eating it straight from the skillet (I had it off the stove to melt the cheese and cool down)! I didn't know what to call it, so I told my husband it was "Poor Man's Hash". Def recommend!

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momof2 S. May 30, 2014
Ground Beef and Potatoes (Oh so Simple!)