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“5-Ingredient Fix Contest Entry. It is one that I came up with based on flavors and taste of my family and friends at our cookouts.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (20 ounce) bag Simply Potatoes® Shredded Hash Browns
  • 1 -3 tablespoon bacon fat
  • 8 ounces sliced baby portabella mushrooms
  • 12 ounces pepperoncini peppers, chopped (or to taste)
  • 1 -2 cup shredded cheddar cheese (perfer Boars Head Black Waxed Cheddar)


  1. Start by bringing the bag of Simply Potato Shredded Hash Browns to room temperature.
  2. In a large cast iron skillet, heat up the 1-1/2 T bacon fat, once it is starting to get hot add the peppers and sliced mushrooms do a quick heat, stirring to wilt peppers and brown the mushrooms and then remove them off to a plate.
  3. Then add the remaining 1-1/2 T bacon fat let it get nice and hot and add those succulent room temp hash browns and cook them, stirring on occasion to ensure a nice crunchy brown texture.
  4. Add back into the cast iron skillet those sliced or chopped Pepperoncini Peppers & sliced Baby Bella Mushrooms and then give it a good stir.
  5. Add that wonderful shredded Sharp Cheddar to melt (add as much as you like we use between 1 cup and 2 cups).
  6. Plate if you can, but most of the time the tators are removed from the skillet faster than you can call them to dinner. WooHoo!

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