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Jalapeno Popper Hash Brown Bites
Jalapeno Popper Hash Brown Bites
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Jalapeno Popper Hash Brown Bites are an easy appetizer to serve at your next party! Spicy jalapeno mixed with cheese and seasoning, sitting in a basket of hash brown potatoes. You can even freeze them in advance!

Servings: 24 bites
Author: DishingDelish.com
Ingredients
For the Hash Brown Cups
  • 1 20oz bag Simply Potatoes® Shredded Hash Browns
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
For the Jalapeno Filling
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp dried chives
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 diced jalapenos seeds removed
Instructions
For the Hash Brown Cups
  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Grease a mini-muffin tin and set aside. 

  2. In a large bowl mix together hash browns, cheddar, 1/4 cup parmesan, olive oil, salt, and pepper. 

  3. Add about 1 tbsp to each muffin cup. Use your fingers to form into little cups by pressing mixture to sides. 

  4. Bake until cups start turning golden brown, about 10 minutes. 

For the Jalapeno Filling
  1. Sautee turkey over medium heat until no longer pink. 

  2. Add spices (chives, onion powder, dill, salt, pepper), cream cheese, jalapeno, and 1 cup shredded parmesan. Stir until well combined and remove from heat. 

  3. Scoop about 1-2 tbsp of filling into each muffin cup, evenly distributing. 

  4. Bake again until filling starts turning golden brown, about 20 minutes. Let cool before removing from tray. Top with any extra jalapeno pieces.