Heavenly Hash Browns

The classic high-fat version of this breakfast staple gets a complete overhaul in this delicious hash brown recipe. By using clean, fresh ingredients and replacing the not-so-wonderful oils with a small amount of olive oil, you can enjoy every last bite of these healthful hash browns.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 3 medium Idaho potatoes, shredded
  • 1 small yellow onion, minced
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp. 100% whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄8 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil


  • Spray a large skillet with olive oil cooking spray and preheat over medium heat.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine shredded potatoes, onion, egg, flour, and garlic powder and mix until thoroughly blended. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Form potato mixture into dense patties, using 1⁄2 cup of the mixture for each patty.
  • Heat the olive oil in the skillet and add 2 to 3 hash brown patties at a time. Cook 3–5 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Flip patties and continue cooking until golden brown on both sides and completely cooked through.