Homemade Hashbrowns

Homemade Hashbrowns

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"This recipe is a really nice way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. If you like you could fry the hashbrowns up and then freeze them in airtight bags. You can pop them in the toaster to reheat them! An easy breakfast!"


servings 176 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 627 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Beat egg in a medium size mixing bowl. Mix egg and onion with mashed potatoes. Add salt and pepper.
  2. Heat olive oil in a medium size frying pan, over a medium heat. Scoop the potato mixutre into the frying pan in 4 inch circles, pat with a spatula to flatten the mounds to approximately 1/2 to 1 inch thick. Cook until bottom is browned. Flip the patty over and brown on the other side.
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  1. 52 Ratings


I had always made these sort of hash browns after having leftover mashed potatoes. I have found through the years that cooking them on a lower temperature works better at keeping them together. ...

My family has been making these for years except we add a little flour so they hold together better. We also call them potato cakes instead of hashbrowns. This is a terrific recipe.

My husband asked me to make pancakes from left over mashed potatoes, so I gave this recipe a try. However, I remember that my mother used flour in hers. I think that explains the problem of th...

the recipe was good I used shredded potatoe instead of mashpotatoes. It fell apart but still good. Might need another egg to hold better.

I consider myself to be a pretty good & experienced cook & this recipe did not turn out for me at all.Even after adding an add'l 1/4 of flour to try & make it stay together it still fell apart,b...

They were good, but I can reccommend to add some cajun spices.

Kids and I loved these. Here's my minor changes- Saute onions in olive oil and tad butter first, add 1/4 cup flour to onions when lightly browned. Add onion mix to egg/potato. Drop onto alrea...

these browns were great! even though they fell apart a little, their great with four cheese potatoes... /and don't add any onion or garlic

The potatoes did not stick together when I was frying them. But it tasted fine.