12 Recipes Using Frozen Hash Browns
These hash brown recipes are so good, you'll never realize they were frozen!
Hash browns seem like an incredibly easy dish to make. After all, aren't they just shredded and fried potatoes? However, you may have experienced the dismay of looking up how to make hash browns from scratch only to discover how complicated and difficult they can be. Just shredding them is a labor-intensive task if you don't own the proper tools. Then you have to soak the potato strands to dissolve the excess starch, squeeze out all the moisture, pat each layer of shredded potato dry...
It's no wonder that many people turn to frozen hashbrown recipes. Refrigerated potatoes do all of that hard work for you. However, it can be difficult to figure out how to cook frozen hash browns correctly. Luckily, these 12 Recipes Using Frozen Hash Browns will walk you through the process to get the full, homey, comforting hashbrown flavor that you know and love. Whether you make frozen hash browns in the oven or fry them in a pan, there will be a hashbrown recipe here for you. These aren't all breakfast hash browns either; there are dinner recipes for frozen hash browns as well. You'll marvel at how easy all of these hashbrown recipes are.
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Frozen Hashbrown Casserole Recipes
By far, the most popular use for frozen hashbrowns is frozen hashbrown casserole. Casseroles are a great way to get a lot of flavor and feed a lot of people in one easy dish. Whether a hashbrown breakfast casserole or a dinner casserole, these recipes transform frozen hashbrowns into something truly special.
Just take a look at this Fully Loaded Chicken and Potato Casserole. This hashbrown recipe, sprinkled with bacon and green onions, creates a delicious dinner with a shockingly low amount of effort.
This recipe for Sour Cream Hash Brown Bake is the picture of comfort. Made with creamy cream of chicken soup and shredded Cheddar cheese, this frozen hash brown recipe with sour cream can easily be made for breakfast or lunch as well.
This rich, comforting cheesy frozen hashbrown casserole by Addie Gundry, Cookbook Author and Food Network Star, is an easy dinner sized for a crowd.
You simply can't go wrong with this recipe for Husband's Favorite Hashbrown Casserole. One of our all-time favorite versions of the classic dish, this loaded potato dish is as filling and satisfying as casseroles come.
This hash brown casserole is absolutely perfect for dinner! It's inspired by a Cracker Barrel classic, so you know it's comforting and delicious.
This easy hash brown recipe makes a perfect comforting breakfast, brunch, dinner, or holiday meal! All you need is a few ingredients, and you're on your way to cooking up a new family favorite.
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Frozen Hashbrown Funeral Potatoes
If you've never heard of funeral potatoes before, it's probably because of the region of the country you live in. Popular in Western and Southern America and with the Church of Latter-day Saints, this baked potato recipe usually involves a cheesy soup, onions, plenty of butter, and a cornflake topping. Each of these frozen hashbrown funeral potatoes recipes can easily please a crowd.
This crunchy, creamy recipe for Classic Funeral Potatoes is made incredibly easy by the use of frozen hashbrowns. No one will guess you didn't make it from scratch!
This is a mainstay Amish funeral potatoes recipe. This cheesy frozen hashbrowns recipe is topped with either potato chips or Doritos.
To make any frozen hashbrown recipe, you'll want to know how to treat your hashbrowns correctly. Read up on some tips in this article:Why You Should Thaw Your Frozen Hash Browns Before Cooking (& How)!
Creative Frozen Hashbrown Recipes
Creativity is the spirit of frozen foods. After all, by nature, using frozen foods is trying to find a way to subvert the norm, to innovate, to make things easier. These creative frozen hashbrown recipes truly embrace that idea. These might not have been the first ideas that came to your mind when you thought "hashbrowns," but that's what makes them so exciting and fun.
These Ham and Cheese Hashbrown Waffles have a lot of deliciousness going on! There's the waffle aspect, which is a breakfast classic. But the usage of frozen hashbrowns as the waffle itself feels almost like a callback to potato pancakes. And of course, the ham and cheese will remind your palate of a classic ham and cheese sandwich. This fun hashbrown recipe will make even the grumpiest eater smile.
The Mexican inspiration in this dish packs a ton of flavor. With ground beef, bell peppers, hashbrowns, cheese, and more, this casserole is creamy and full of flavor.
You want to combine breakfast, dinner, and Mexican food? This recipe has your back! These pancake tacos from the RecipeLion test kitchen use several cups of frozen hashbrowns and can be served with either hot sauce or syrup.
If you believe that breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day, check out these 11 Easiest Overnight Breakfast Casserole Recipes
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