4 c frozen shredded hashbrowns
1/8 t pepper
1 pound ground beef
.87 oz package brown gravy mix.
1/2 t garlic salt
2 c frozen mixed vegetables
2.8 oz can french fried onions, divided
1 c shredded cheddar cheese, divided.
In a bowl, combine frozen hashbrowns, oil and pepper. Press into a greased 8x8 baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, in a skillet over medium heat, brown beef; drain. Add water, gravy mix, and garlic salt to skillet. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Add frozen veggies; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Stir in half of the onions and half of the cheese. Pour beef mixture over hashbrowns. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 5-10 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining onions and cheese; bake for 5 minutes longer, or until cheese melts. Makes 4 servings.