Classic hash browns are delicious and go well with breakfast, lunch or dinner. They are easy to make and make a tasty addition with sausages, pork or just by themselves.

How To Make Classic Hash Browns

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  • 5 potatoes
  • 5 slices bacon
  • 2 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1 small onion


  • To make hash browns, first boil a pan of water.
  • While you're waiting for the water to boil, skin four or five medium-sized potatoes.
  • Boil the potatoes for about 20 minutes until medium tender.
  • In the meantime, fry out five to six slices of bacon.
  • Put the bacon on a plate lined with a paper towel.
  • Pour out about a third of the grease and then add about two tablespoons of butter.
  • Dice up a small onion.
  • Once the potatoes are done, drain the water and let the potatoes cool for about 10 minutes.
  • Then on a large plate, slice the potatoes medium to thin.
  • Put the potatoes, onion, and pieces of bacon in the skillet and fry out.
  • After ten minutes, flip the potatoes and fry for an additional ten minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper and you have a great meal!