I made the tastiest omelets for my family recently. All with the help of pantry stable Hungry Jack Premium Hashbrowns. Pantry stable and hashbrowns might seem like a bit of an oxymoron but they do exist, thanks to Hungry Jack. And they are extremely easy to use and taste the same as regular frozen hashbrowns. You can fry them up and eat them plain or you can use them in some really great recipes like we did when making omelets recently. Check out the Hashbrown Omelets recipe and photos below and then I’ll talk more about the Hashbrowns:
Yield: 5 omelets
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
1 carton (4.2 ounces) Hungry Jack Premium Hasbrown Potatoes
3 Large Eggs
Oil as needed. (Canola, Vegetable) I found that I did need a little oil even in my non-stick skillet.
- Fill hashbrowns carton to fill line on outside of box, with HOTTEST tap water, adding seasonings such as salt, pepper, chili pepper, etc.
- Let stand 12 minutes.
- Drain any excess water in sink.
- Mix hashbrowns and 3 eggs in medium imxing bowl.
- Heat non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat.
- Coat with about 2 teaspoons of oil.
- Add 1/2 cup hashbrown mixture and spread into a 6-inch circle.
- Add choice of filling onto one side. We used tomatoes, jalapeno’s, green onions and cheese for a Southwest style omelet.
- Cook until top is set and bottom is golden brown, about 5 minutes.
- Fold unfilled side over filling and remove from pan.
- Serve warm. Repeat to make 5 omelets.
Photos: Click each thumbnail to view larger image
These Premuim Hashbrown Potatoes are really good! They are great for keeping in the pantry so you have more room in your freezer, taking camping, to a cabin or vacation stay if you’ll have access to a kitchen or kitchenette. They are great for breakfast as hashbrowns or the tasty Hashbrown Omelets mentioned here, in a meatloaf and added to Zucchini Parmesan Cakes. I have a recipe for both of these as well but we created them for a larger group so we used more than one package of hashbrowns and doubled the recipe. My entire family loved the Hashbrown Omelets and asked me when I will fix them again. This is a rare occurrence because my middle children are PICKY! They will rarely eat the same things the rest of us like but they both gobbled up these omelets so I was more than pleased! I’ll be trying the Zucchini Parmesan Cakes next though. Recipes can be found at https://hungryjackpotatoes.com
Hungry Jack Premium Hashbrown Potatoes are made from 100% Idaho potatoes and come fully cooked and seasoned.
They are a great meal option for budget-conscious families, like mine at only $1.79 per carton at grocery stores such as Walmart, H-E-B, Kroger, Publix, Food Lion, Albertsons and Super Target. Each carton makes a full pound of hashbrowns for a total of 6 servings.
THREE lucky Cinnamon Hollow readers will have the chance to win an awesome prize pack from hungry jack! We are going to try a new method of entry using the Rafflecopter widget so instructions will be directly in the widget below. Hungry jack is also hosting a photo contest and details for that are below the entry widget.
OUR Giveaway includes: frying pan, apron, spatula and two Hungry Jack Premium Hashbrown Potatoes samples. Giveaway ends: June 29, 2011
When you complete an entry method listed in the widget, click the green “I did it” button beside that method in the widget for your entry to be counted.
Hungry Jack Hashbrown Potatoes is launching a contest called “My Happy Hungry Jack Photo Contest.” Information about the contest is available on hungryjackpotatoes.com
“My Happy Hungry Jack Family Photo Contest” prizes include:
- Grand prize: Kitchen shopping spree valued at $3,000, Hungry Jack product, branded apron and spatula
- Second prize: Kitchen shopping spree valued at $2,000, Hungry Jack product, branded apron and spatula
- Third prize: Kitchen shopping spree valued at $1,000, Hungry Jack product, branded apron and spatula
“My Happy Hungry Jack Family Photo Contest” is open to legal residents of the 50 United States who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Winners will be announced to the public on or about August 22, 2011.
For more information and to enter “My Happy Hungry Jack Family Photo Contest,” please visit: www.hungryjackpotatoes.com.
I received complementary samples for review purposes. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions are my own and/or those of family members who helped with this review.
Hi! I’m Crystal Martin, a stay at home mom of 4, living in KY with my high school sweetheart husband of 20+ years. My husband and I are co-bloggers at Cinnamon Hollow where we write about homesteading, travel, beauty, our lives with our kids and pets, fun and free printables as well as the products and services that make our lives just a little bit easier – and a lot more fun!
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