Hashbrown recipes top my list of favorite foods and I think after you check out these fabulous versions of a breakfast food, you’ll be the same way. Hashbrowns make a great addition to your morning meal, but I also like to serve them for dinner. No matter when you eat them, these hashbrown recipes are sure to become regulars in your meal rotation.
1. Amish Hashbrowns
The Amish live a simple lifestyle, which makes this one of the best hashbrown recipes out there. Not only does it taste super delicious, but it’s easy to execute so you can go from hungry to eating in just a short amount of time.
½ cup flour
1/3 cup cornmeal
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
5 cups potatoes, peeled and shredded
1/3 cup oil
1 minced onion
¼ cup oil
Combine the flour, cornmeal, salt and baking powder in a large bowl. Add the potatoes, 1/3 oil, eggs and onion and stir to combine. Heat a ¼ cup oil to medium high heat in a large skillet. Place spoonfuls of the potato mixture into the oil, flattening as you go. Cook the hashbrowns until golden on one side, flip, and cook until golden on the other side.
2. Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole
I love this variation of hashbrowns because you can cook a large batch at one time by baking them in the oven instead of frying them. The addition of cheese to this recipe leaves you with a delicious, gooey pile of deliciousness that you won’t be able to resist.
2 pounds frozen diced hashbrowns
½ cup minced onion
16 ounces sour cream
1 can cream of chicken soup
Salt and pepper
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 stick butter, melted
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a baking pan. Mix together the hashbrowns, onion, sour cream and soup. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer the potato mixture to the baking dish and cover with the cheese. Pour the butter evenly over the casserole and top with corn flakes. Bake for 60 to 90 minutes.
3. Man Hashbrowns
Leave it to the experts at Food Network to come up with a recipe designed to please the palates of men worldwide. If you’re cooking for a man, or you are a man, check out this great recipe that really delivers on flavor and is so easy to make.
4 ounces potatoes, washed
1 tablespoon bacon grease
Heat a cast iron skillet over medium low for 5 minutes. Grate the potatoes over a large bowl and squeeze to remove the excess liquid. Add the bacon grease to the pan and then add the potatoes. Sprinkle the hashbrowns with salt and cook for about 5 minutes. Lower the heat, flip the potatoes and cook an additional 5 minutes, or until cooked through.
4. Sweet Potato Hashbrowns
It’s a well known fact that sweet potatoes may be a tad healthier than the white ones. Though I like the flavor of regular potatoes better, it is fun to shake things up once in a while and make these delicious sweet potato hashbrowns. Mix them with regular hashbrowns to add color and flavor to a breakfast staple.
2 sweet potatoes, diced
6 tablespoons oil
1 medium onion, diced
2 tablespoons roughly chopped flat leaf parsley
Salt and pepper
Boil the sweet potatoes until tender when pierced with a fork. Drain, rinse under cold water and chill the potatoes for one hour. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet and sauté the onions for about 20 minutes. Set the onions aside. Add the rest of the oil to the skillet and heat over medium high heat. Add the potatoes and cook about 8 minutes, or until golden brown. Add the onions and cook an additional 2 minutes. Toss the hashbrowns with the parsley and season to taste with salt and pepper.
5. Hasbrown Spinach Casserole
Here’s another version you can cook right in the oven. Talk about easy! The addition of spinach to this recipe adds color and flavor, not to mention a good dose of nutrients.
1 pound frozen hashbrowns, thawed slightly
1 cup frozen spinach, thawed slightly
4 ounces French onion dip
2 tablespoons plain yogurt
1 cup shredded Italian cheese blend
Black pepper, to taste
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl. Transfer the mixture to a baking dish. Bake for about 45 minutes to 1 hour, or until cooked through and golden brown.
6. Ham and Cheese Hashbrowns
If you’re looking for something a little heartier than your traditional pan of hashbrowns, this is the recipe for you. The ham adds flavor and you can get away with serving this for a meal instead of a side dish.
3 cups frozen hashbrowns
1/3 cup chicken broth
½ cup canned artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
¼ cup chopped green onions
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
3 ounces ham, diced
½ cup shredded Jack cheese
Mix the hashbrowns and chicken broth together in a microwave safe dish and cook, covered, for 12 minutes, stirring halfway through. Remove the lid and add the artichokes, green onions, pepper and ham. Stir to combine. Top with cheese. Microwave for 1 minute.
7. Cheesy Crab Sweet Potato Hashbrowns
I thought I would round out my list with another delicious recipe that includes sweet potatoes. The combination of sweet potato and crab is heavenly and this is a recipe sure to impress anyone you cook for.
¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons mayo
2 tablespoons yellow mustard
2 tablespoons seafood seasoning
1 teaspoon chili powder
2 peeled and shredded sweet potatoes
2 ounces flaked imitation crabmeat
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
¼ cup lemon zest
Salt and pepper
¼ cup oil
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Add the mayo, mustard, seafood seasoning and chili powder and mix well. Add the potatoes, crab, cheese and lemon zest and stir to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Heat the oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Scoop large piles of the hashbrowns into the pan, flattening each. Cook until golden brown, flip and cook on the other side. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Which one are you going to try first? I love making a large batch of hashbrowns and warming them up for breakfast for days afterward. Top them with a fried egg and you’re all set. Do you have a delicious hashbrown recipe to share?