Classic Hash Browns Recipe

Classic Hash Browns Recipe

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Crispy golden hash browns for breakfast is the way to go. This quick and easy homemade recipe will give you the perfect breakfast to boost you for the long day ahead. What better way to eat it than prepping and cooking the potatoes yourself? Make this delicious and healthy snack or side that’s truly comforting!

Potato is rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. It’s high in nutrients and is a filling and all-around ingredient for cooking. A serving of hash browns is a classic diner fave that can be a delicious addition to steak, sausage, beef, or pork, like this juicy crockpot steak. But you can definitely enjoy it a la carte! It’s also a staple take out food that you can definitely recreate and make your own at home.

There are many ways to cook hash brown potatoes but this recipe will give you non-greasy and delicious hash browns– crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. It’s very easy to make and is a great addition to your diet. They definitely complete your meal by giving you a satisfyingly hearty and healthy portion. Mix it together with tasty bacon strips and caramelized onions that go perfectly with your hash brown. This dish is a must serve at your next casual weekend breakfast or daily brunch.

Have a hearty breakfast or brunch with this classic hash browns recipe that will definitely be your favorite. It serves crispy yet tender hash browns with perfect bacon cuts and caramelized onions— the best meal to start your day. 

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 30 mins


  • 24 oz potatoes, cooked, chilled
  • 7 rashers bacon
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 oz red onion, minced
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste

To Serve:

  • 1 egg, sunny side up
  • bacon bits


  1. Slowly peel the potatoes and grate them onto a box grater or any similar equipment. Set aside.
  2. Fry out the bacon rashers and drain these on a plate lined with paper towels. Roughly chop these and set them aside.
  3. Pour out a third of the grease, if needed, and add butter.
  4. Saute the onions and potatoes briefly. Continue sauteing for about 10 minutes or until potatoes turn crispy.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste and adjust accordingly.
  6. Enjoy your hash browns topped with bacon bits and sunny side egg!


  • Sugar: 3g
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  • Calcium: 46mg
  • Calories: 286kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 43g
  • Cholesterol: 78mg
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 1032mg
  • Protein: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 107mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 318IU
  • Vitamin C: 47mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

How do I prevent my hash browns from getting soggy?

Soggy potatoes make your hash browns soggy. Make sure to rinse your potatoes well to get rid of the starch. After shredding the potatoes, dry them well with a paper towel. After shredding your potatoes remember to wrap them in a paper towel and dry them really well by twisting. It’s important to take all the moisture and liquid out of our potatoes.

How do I keep my hash browns in shape?

To make your hash browns extra flawless and formed, don’t forget to boil your potatoes in salt water because this helps in making the starch gelatinous and make it easier to cook and flip.

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Skip the store-bought and take out hash browns and make them on your own easily! Although potatoes are high in nutrition, how you prepare and cook it are important factors in its nutrients. This homemade recipe will keep you from processed hash browns, letting you enjoy the benefits of this healthy and tasty dish. Serve and enjoy your favorite breakfast skillet that perfectly goes with anything— eggs, meat, and veggies, you name it!
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