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Mexican Hash Brown Muffins

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 12

If Taco Tuesday and Sunday Brunch had babies, they'd look an awful lot like these Mexican Hash Brown Muffins. With a spicy (but not too spicy) kick of taco seasoning, these hearty little guys are just the latest proof that no kitchen is complete without a muffin tin or two. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
bag (20 oz) refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained and patted dry
1
cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
1/4
cup sour cream
1
green onion, thinly sliced
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Generously spray each of 12 regular-size muffin cups with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix potatoes, oil and taco seasoning mix. Divide evenly among cups; press lightly. Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until deep brown.
  • 2
    Top each muffin cup with green chiles, then sprinkle with cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  • 3
    Run knife around edges, and remove from muffin cups. Top with sour cream. Sprinkle with green onion and cilantro.

Expert Tips

  • Like it hot? Serve with Sriracha or your favorite hot sauce.
  • For a pretty presentation, spoon sour cream into 1-quart resealable food-storage plastic bag, clip 1/4-inch from corner of bag, and pipe a zigzag of sour cream on each muffin.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
280mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1g
7%
Sugars
1g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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