2 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 pound lean ground beef
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup frozen mixed vegetables
- No need to thaw the frozen vegetables, simply stir them in. If your family is not a fan of mixed vegetables, substitute 1 cup of frozen corn, carrots, greens beans or another vegetable combination of your liking.
- To make ahead, prepare crust as directed above. Do not bake. Cover; refrigerate. Cook ground beef; drain fat. Cover; refrigerate. To prepare, heat oven to 400°F. Bake crust as directed above. Place ground beef into 10-inch skillet; cook over medium heat until heated through. Reserve 8 cheese quarters. Continue as directed above.