Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Waffled Hash Browns For Nat'l Potato Lovers Day

I am not even kidding - I love potatoes in just about every form possible.  When we go low carb, I don't dream of sugar or bread. I dream of potatoes!

This month's Foodie Extravaganza is celebrating National Potato Lovers Day (Feb 8) this month and several bloggers are getting together to share fabulous potato recipes today.  You'll find links to their recipes below, but meanwhile, let me tell you about mine.

We got a waffle maker for Christmas and after making waffles, I wanted to experiment with waffling other things and what immediately came to mind was hash browns.

I adore hash browns and have strong opinions about them.

They have to have plenty of crispy surfaces and should be soft and creamy inside. 

I much prefer them made with loose potato shreds rather than those pre-made hash brown patties you can buy.

I know which restaurants make them right and which don't, and I know that I am purely terrible at getting them right when I make them myself.

But waffled? This should make it a bit more foolproof right? Right!!

Heavily inspired by this recipe from Dash of Savory, these were delicious and just right for a late morning Sunday breakfast, along with bacon and over easy fried eggs.

Waffled Hash Browns
Serves 6

1 28oz bag frozen shredded potatoes, thawed and dried
3 eggs
1/3 cup half & half
1 cup shredded Cheddar
2 Tblsp. minced chives
1/2 tsp. paprika
Salt & Freshly Ground Pepper to taste
Cooking spray or oil

Combine all in a large bowl and mix thoroughly to combine.  Heat up waffle maker.

Thoroughly spray or brush on oil on both sides of waffle maker before making each waffle.

Using a large spoon or ladle, scoop about one cup of hash brown mix onto hot waffle maker, spreading to almost cover (this isn't batter so it won't spread the way waffles would).

Close waffle machine and cook for about 8 minutes. Remove to a dish kept warm in the oven while the rest are being made.


To join Foodie Extravaganza, we have a Facebook page and get together on the 1st Wednesday of each month for a themed post.  Next month's theme is Irish Food!

Meanwhile, don't miss out on these other wonderful potato dishes:

Air Fried Potato Chips by A Day in the Life on the Farm
  Baked Rosti with Spiralized Potatoes by Karen's Kitchen Stories
  Colcannon Potatoes by Simply Inspired Meals 
  Creamy Cheeseburger & Veggie Hot Dish by Faith, Hope Love, & Luck Survive Despite a Whiskered Accomplice 
  Healthy Twice Baked Potatoes by Simple and Savory 
  Krumplileves (Hungarian Potato Soup) by Tara's Multicultural Table 
  Potato Hearts by Sneha's Recipe 
  Sausage Stuffed Red Potatoes by Jolene's Recipe Journal 
  Schwabischer Kartoffelsalat (German Potato Salad) by Culinary Adventures with Camilla 
  Scottish Macaroon Candy by Pandemonium Noshery 
  Waffled Hash Browns for Nat'l Potato Lovers Day - by Reviews, Chews & How Tos 
  Wet Breakfast Burrito by Palatable Pastime


  1. These look so yummy! Thanks for linking up with us at the #WednesdayAIMLinkParty 30

  2. Your Waffled Hash Browns will be a lot of fun, can't wait to try them! Hope you have a great Valentine Week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

  3. What a great idea!! Pinned this beauty - Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party. Have a great week.

  4. Where has this been all my life? I am the same way--the hash browns have to be crispy but not dried out. This recipe sounds perfect. Printing and Pinning! :)

  5. What a great idea, that looks delicious! Thanks for sharing with us at the To Grandma's house we go link party, see you next week!

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