Closeup tabletop shot of hashbrown , as seen on Kardea Brown Southern Comfort Classics FNK Course.
Recipe courtesy of Kardea Brown

Hash Brown Casserole

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
Hash browns are usually a breakfast thing--crispy and served with eggs. I love what happens when I combine them with other ingredients and bake into a casserole, mixing all the flavors and textures into one delicious cheesy, crispy and creamy bite! 



  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease a 9-by-9-inch casserole dish with the butter and set aside.
  2. Add the hash browns, 7 ounces (about 3 1/2 cups) of the Cheddar, the sour cream, onion, egg, paprika, cayenne and 1/4 cup of the chopped chives to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper and stir until combined. Pour into the prepared casserole dish and top with the remaining 1 ounce (1/2 cup) Cheddar. 
  3. Bake for 45 minutes until the casserole is heated through, browned on top and the sides become crispy. Let cool for 5 minutes. Cut into slices and dollop with more sour cream and the remaining 2 tablespoons chives.