ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups Ore-Ida Southern Style Hash Browns
  • 1 cup Ore-Ida Chopped Onions
  • 4 slices bacon, in pieces
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 canned clams chopped and reserve liquid
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper grounded

directions

In a large saucepan over medium high heat, cook bacon for 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly crisp.

Remove from saucepan.

In the same saucepan over medium high heat, cook hash browns, onions, red pepper and green pepper for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally.

Add reserved clam liquid, salt and bay leaf, and bring to a boil.

Cover, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes.

Discard bay leaf and lightly mash the hash browns with a potato masher if desired.

Stir in milk, clams, cooked bacon and white pepper, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, or until heated through but not boiling.

Garnish with chopped fresh parsley if desired.

Tip: If desired, substitute whole milk with lowfat milk.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Heinz. All rights reserved.