Mountaineer Hash

Cook together 1 medium chopped onion and 1 medium chopped pepper in 3 tablespoons butter until onion is yellow. Add 1 pound of ground beef and saute until mixture falls apart. Add 2 cups canned tomatoes, 1 teaspoon chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1/2 cup uncooked rice, 1 teaspoon salt. Mix and pour into greased baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

Recipe by Mrs. O.T. Powers.

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  1. Tomthetinker says:

    OTP … No Tatters? I’m a gonna do this one for nest Saturday Breakfast.

    • Backwoods Prepper says:

      Think I’m gonna leave out the rice and add taters after all it’s mountaineer hash not southern hash lol.

  2. Yum. Sounds delicious. Thank you.

  3. When the men get together for breakfast, or we are out camping as a group, I make the potatoes.

    I start with 1/e stick of butter in a electric or gas skillet. Melt then saute 1/2 lbs of thick slice bacon. Once the bacon is browned I add 1/2 of a large chopped onion, browning everything up and adding garlic powder. Once this is going nice I add a bag of hash brown. They can be frozen or (when camping) rehydrated. Cover, and stir as needed. after about 15 minutes, I add the rest of the stick of butter in patties and let it melt into the potatoes. It takes about 45 minutes for the whole thing to be ready. The only time I have any left is when it just the guys and there’s only 5 of us. It is definitely not diet food. Couple this with bacon, scrabbled eggs, fresh biscuits and we are ready. Some of the ladies insist on having fresh fruit also, but of the stuff the guys cook there’s never any left, just dirty pans!

    • mom of three says:

      YUM! Fresh fruit what’s that ? 🙂
      Sounds like comfort food to my waist.

      • I agree. The only fruit I want with breakfast is in the form of juice. This sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing JP.

    • Soggy Prepper says:

      I was into at the mention of “bacon”. Anything with bacon. Especially camping, with coffee. Life is good. 🙂

      • Damn, you guys are making me hungry. If it weren’t midnight, I’d be rehydrating some hash browns.

    • Encourager says:

      lol, heart attack on a plate – yum!! Slightly high in fat, huh? But sure sounds good for a cool summer morning out camping.

  4. Been making this for years and mixing it with elbow macaroni instead of rice. I do it all on the stovetop, no baking required. Way back when I was in the Scouts we made it over a campfire (again with elbow mac) and it was called chuck wagon burgoo for some unknown reason. Mountaineer Hash is a much better name for it.

    • Yep. I make this and call it chilli mac. I add a can of cheap dollar store spaghetti sauce as well.

  5. You guys are making me hungry and it isn’t even lunch time yet! lol

    Great recipes, I will have to make note of them once I get home from work. 🙂

  6. Donna in MN says:

    Hey, thanks for the idea. I got 2 lbs of hamberger on sale yesterday and it has no fat at all in it, so I am going to hash it up!

  7. Petticoat Prepper says:

    This sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing.

  8. mom of three says:

    Good food recipes, yum yum!

  9. With ground beef and rice, options are endless. I also like adding gravy mix and veggies. Yum.

  10. Jersey Drifter says:

    Bet you could use some left over corned beef, if there is any left

  11. Oldalaskan says:

    Drain 2 or 3 cans of Red Kidney beans, 1 can of corn drained and stir this into the pot.
    A potato recipe we have at Thanksgiving and Christmas is:
    in a skillet melt 1 stick of butter and sauté 3 stalks of Celery finely diced, 1 very large onion finely diced, some parsley cube 3 toasted slices of bread.

    In a pot cook 3 or 5 pounds of potatoes in salted water, mash adding some milk & butter, garlic powder and ground horseradish if you like, beat 2 eggs and beat into the potatoes, then combine the sautéed onions & celery and place into an oven proof baking bowl. Smooth the top and add pats of butter bake at 350 for ½ to 1 hour or a good brown crust forms on top. Let set a few min.

  12. Sounds good but this is more goulash than hash.

    Either way it would be a great for camping or an easy post SHTF meal.
    Thanks for sharing.

  13. Encourager says:

    This sounds like a pot of chili with added rice! How about some kidney beans???

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