Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Western Hash

   My mother had to feed a family of 6 on very little money.  She collected a lot of quick skillet meal recipes.  This was before Hamburger Helper came along.  Back when a mom's best friend was a pound of hamburger, a good skillet and a can opener.  I pretty sure a new hamburger recipe made the rounds faster than the call your mom got when you did something wrong.  I really hated those calls.

Western Hash


1 lb ground beef
1 cup green pepper, chopped
½ cup onion, chopped
1 can (14 ½ oz) Tomatoes, juice and all
½ cup uncooked rice
½ tsp chili pepper
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups grated cheddar cheese

   Brown ground beef, peppers, and onions in large skillet. Add in tomatoes, rice and seasonings. Stir to combine.  Simmer 25 minutes, add water if necessary.
   Top with grated cheese and let melt.


Sky Princess said...

Hi Pamela Jo! I have similar version of this recipe in my Betty Crocker cookbook and it is called Texas Hash. It does not have cheese however. It has been one of my favorite recipes for years. Love the blog! Sharon

Theres just life said...

Thanks Sharon. I like your mom's recipes too.