How to Make Homemade Frozen Hash Browns

You’ll skip the freezer aisle once you discover How to Make Homemade Frozen Hash Browns.

How to Make Homemade Frozen Hash Browns

Potatoes are one of the vegetables you don’t normally freeze. As a rule, they turn black and get weird. But these homemade freezer hash browns turn out wonderfully and are so simple to make.

They are a great way to use up potatoes if you have more than you could use before they go bad. I know that properly stored potatoes can last quite awhile but that isn’t always the case.

What makes these hash browns freezer friendly? They are made from baked potatoes. Already cooked potatoes do much better in the freezer than their raw counterparts

This post is more technique than a recipe. I will be sharing delicious ways to use these homemade frozen hash browns here and there so never fear.

Here are a couple recipes I already have that these would be great in hash brown casserole and Pork Chops in Gravy in Potatoes.

You could also cook these just like you would any frozen hash browns from the store. It’s up to you.

Just a couple of notes: You will need to use a box or other hand grater. A food processor will turn the potatoes to mush. I speak from experience here. You don’t have to worry about peeling the potatoes because it will pretty much separate once your start grating

The number of potatoes you cook doesn’t really matter. You could always just toss a couple of extra in the oven the next time you make baked potatoes but the number is the recipe is a good stock the freezer number depending on the size of the potato.

homemade freezer hash browns
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Homemade Frozen Hash Browns

Author Micha M

Ingredients

  • 8-12 starchy potatoes

Instructions

  1. Bake potatoes in oven according to your favorite recipe

  2. Cool potatoes quickly and chill in the refrigerator several hours or overnight

  3. Grate potatoes on the coarse side of a box grater, discarding the peel

  4. You have three options for freezing. 1. Spread in a single layer on a cookie sheet with sides and flash freeze then package. Meaning freeze for about 30 minutes then place the potatoes in labeled freezer bags. 2. Measure serving sized portions of potatoes and flash freeze and package. 3. Place serving or recipe-sized amounts of hash browns in labeled freezer bags and freeze.

  5. Store in freezer until needed. Use as desired in place of store bought frozen hash browns

homemade freezer hash browns

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