Love fast and easy meals? You are going to go wild for this Crock Pot Hash Brown Casserole! It takes just 20 minutes of hands-on time and is pure comfort food. Cheesy perfection has never been easier to make.
Today’s post is sponsored by Barlean’s, Hamilton Beach, and Rhodes Bread as well as Crispy Green, The Spice House, and PackIt. However, all opinions are my own. #ad #Back2School
This Crock Pot Hash Brown Casserole is Pure Comfort Food!
Today is the first day that school is back in session here in Orlando.
Although my kids aren’t starting our homeschooling until next week, just getting ready for that is already making me crazy.
For all of us Moms, this time of year gets a little insane. AMIRIGHT?
That means we all need easy recipes to rely on or we will be tempted to order out every night. (And after all those school supplies, most of our budgets would dictate that that isn’t a good idea.)
My slow cooker is my best friend this time of year. There is nothing that I love more than knowing that by mid-day, I’ve got dinner handled.
And you know what? I think we all deserve a little comfort food.
This Crock Pot Hash Brown Casserole is just the kind of family meal I need at the end of the day.
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Tools for Making Cheesy Crockpot Hash Brown Casserole
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Crock Pot Hash Brown Casserole
Sometimes you need a cheesy casserole that you can throw together quickly, and this Crock Pot Hash Brown Casserole fits the bill! This recipe is infinitely adaptable, so feel free to improvise with whatever vegetables and meat you have on hand.
Crock Pot Hash Brown Casserole
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 package taco seasoning divided
- 1 onion chopped
- 1 red pepper chopped
- 1 jalapeno chopped
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 40 oz Hash Browns shredded
- 12 ounces sharp cheddar cheese divided
- 8 oz sour cream
- 2 cups cream of celery soup recipe here
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- For topping: tomato avocado, cilantro
- Spray a slow cooker well with cooking spray.
- Spray a skillet with cooking spray. Add ground beef, 2 tablespoons of taco seasoning, onion, red pepper and jalapeño.
- Cook until ground beef is cooked through. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds longer. Remove from heat and drain.
- In a large bowl combine potatoes, 1/3 of the cheddar cheese, sour cream, cream of celery soup, and salt. Spread 1/2 of the mixture on the bottom of your prepared slow cooker.
- Top with half of the meat and vegetable mixture and 1/3 of the cheddar cheese.
- Spread remaining hash brown mixture, meat and last of the cheese. Cook on low for 4-6 hours.