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Hashbrowns in a white plate on a blue napkin

Cheesy Hash Brown Skillet

Cheesy Hash Brown Skillet Recipe is the perfect breakfast or dinner side dish with potatoes and a delicious alternative to home fries.

Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 159 kcal
Author Rob


  • 2 cups shredded hash browns
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese, divided in half
  • 1/3 cup diced red or yellow peppers
  • 1/3 cup diced green peppers
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1-2 teaspoons cumin


  1. First cook your peppers over medium-high heat with a little oil, until they start to soften up.

  2. Add your hash browns, salsa, and green chilies. Stir, and cook for 5 minutes.

  3. Add in 1/2 cup of cheese and heavy cream, cook covered for 6-7 minutes, stirring frequently.

  4. Uncover, top with remaining cheese and cumin, cover, and cook a final 5 minutes.

  5. Serve topped with cilantro, jalapeños, lime juice, and anything else you prefer.

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Hash Brown Skillet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 201mg9%
Potassium 220mg6%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 604IU12%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 122mg12%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.