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Western Hash


A much requested recipe, this flavorful ground beef dish appeared on television in the early 1950s and has been popular ever since.

servings:Makes 6 servings
prep time:
20 minutes
total time:
30 minutes


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 28 oz can tomatoes
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. basil leaves, crushed
  • Dash of pepper
  • 1/2 lb. Velveeta cheese, sliced
Western Hash photo


  • 1

    Brown meat; drain.

  • 2

    Add tomatoes, rice, green pepper, onion, and seasonings; mix well.

  • 3

    Cover; simmer for 25 minutes. Top with cheese spead; cook until melted.



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