Best 5 Hash Browns to Bring to the Breakfast Table

FNK_HASBROWN_CASSEROLE_H__WHOLE.jpg

FNK_HASBROWN_CASSEROLE_H__WHOLE.jpg

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

When it comes to lazy weekends, few things are more welcomed than long, leisurely breakfasts, and with that indulgence surely comes a host of sweet and savory morning classics, like French toast, waffles, eggs, bacon and hash browns. The beauty of hash browns is that the dish can be a version of anything from the rustic simplicity of shredded spuds to a dressed-up potato casserole with fresh veggies.

No matter if you like your spuds tender, crispy, sweet or fried, check out Food Network’s top-five hash-brown recipes below to find a mix of classic and creative twists on this morning mainstay, and learn new ways to put the everyday potato to work at your breakfast table.

Hash Brown Casserole

Save time in the kitchen by starting with frozen shredded spuds to make this crowd-pleasing potato bake (pictured above). This surprisingly healthy casserole is baked with cremini mushrooms and cheddar for heft and richness, plus a duo of Greek yogurt and reduced-fat sour cream, which offers a creamy texture without added calories.

Hash Browns Makeover

Food Network Kitchen relies on a mixture of shredded parsnips and potatoes to achieve lighter results in its scallion-studded hash browns.

Sweet Potato Hash Browns with Green Onion Vinaigrette

Bobby Flay’s big-batch hash browns feature diced sweet potatoes instead of shredded russets, and they’re tossed with caramelized onions and a tangy green onion-Dijon dressing.

Chorizo Hash Browns

Fried until golden brown and crispy, Marcela Valladolid’s sausage-laced hash browns come together with only a handful of ingredients.

The Neelys’ Homemade Hash Browns

Thanks to a combination of Vidalia onions and Canadian bacon, this quick-fix potato cake boasts a mix of sweet and salty flavors.

Keep Reading

Next Up

The Veggie Table: 5 Ways to Fit Veggies in your Breakfast

With the average American only getting about two servings of veggies each day, that morning meal is a crucial place to make sure you’re meeting your veggie mark. Here are some mouth-watering ways to get vegetables in your breakfast each day.

Best 5 Pesto Recipes

Check out Food Network chefs' top-five recipes for no-cook pesto, and find five-star ways to put this summer sauce to work in pasta or atop pizza and meats.

Best 5 BBQ Ribs

Check out Food Network's top-five barbecued rib recipes from Sandra, the Neelys, Alton and more Food Network chefs.

Best 5 Summer Appetizers

Check out Food Network's top-five summer appetizers below to find fresh, party-ready recipes from Giada, Anne, Ellie, Rachael and Alton.

Best 5 Halloween Treats

Check out Food Network's top-five spooktacular Halloween treats from The Pioneer Woman, Alton Brown, Giada De Laurentiis and more chefs.

Best 5 Zucchini Recipes

Check out Food Network's top-five zucchini recipes, featuring classic and creative ways to use this fresh summertime vegetable in family-friendly dishes.

Best 5 Thanksgiving Cocktails

Check out Food Network's top-five Thanksgiving cocktails from Giada, Sunny, Alton and more chefs to find the ultimate collection of drinks for the holiday.

Best 5 Gingerbread Recipes

Think beyond the cookie, and reimagine the classically spicy flavors of gingerbread in seasonal recipes for waffles, trifles, cupcakes and more party-ready favorites.