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Homemade Frozen Shredded Hash Browns

Homemade Frozen Shredded Hash Browns that are healthier than store bought for your family!

It is so easy to make your own Homemade Frozen Shredded Hash Browns.  It is time consuming, but you can make a very large batch and save money for your family.  My kids love to have hash browns, but they can be a bit pricey at the store for a small bag.  So, I decided to try and make my own. Boy, am I glad I did because it worked!  So now my family can enjoy Shredded Hash Browns more often.

Homemade Frozen Shredded Hash Browns that are healthier than store bought for your family!

All you need is peeled russet potatoes, grater, large baking sheet and a freezer bag.  Now it does take some time, but you can make as much as you want to freeze. I decided to grate a whole bag of potatoes that I got at the store for $0.99 because they were on sale.  As I grated the potatoes, I put them in a large bowl that was filled with cold water and had 1 Tbsp of salt.

Once I was about halfway done, I drained the bowl and layered the shredded potatoes on the baking sheet. Put that in the freezer to flash freeze them. To learn more about flash freezing click here. I filled the bowl back up with water and salt and finished the rest of the potatoes. I got the baking sheet out from the freezer and scooped the potatoes and placed in the freezer bag. I repeated the steps with the rest of the potatoes.

Homemade Frozen Shredded Hash Browns that are healthier than store bought for your family!

When it was time to cook them, I heated vegetable oil in a large skillet over med-high heat. Add the Homemade Frozen Shredded Hash Browns and let cook for 6-7 minutes then flipped them over to finish cooking.  My family loved them and couldn’t tell a difference that I had made them. If your family loves hash browns as much as mine, then be sure to try doing this!

Homemade Frozen Shredded Hash Browns

Homemade Frozen Shredded Hash Browns that are healthier than store bought for your family!
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Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:15 mins
Total Time:20 mins

Ingredients

  • whole potatoes peeled (use as many as you want)
  • freezer bag
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Follow directions in post for freezing.
  • To make hash browns: Heat oil in large skillet over med-high heat.
  • Add hash browns and sprinkle with aslt & pepper if desired.
  • Add lid and cook for 6-7 minutes.
  • Flip hash browns over and continue to cook for another 6-7 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve and enjoy!
Servings: 4
Author: Stephanie Ertel

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3 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I honestly have never even thought of making my own frozen hash browns. This is a great idea. I can’t wait to taste the difference. Yummmmmmmmmm
    Thanks for sharing such great ideas. I appreciate all that you do to make my family life even better 🙂

  2. I AM FLASH FREEZING THE HASH BROWNS AS I TYPE. REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO SEE HOW THEY TURN OUT. I WILL DEFINITELY LET YOU KNOW. THEY ARE LOOKING REALLY GOOD SO FAR..

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