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3 ways with hash browns

Hash browns: The breakfast potato everyone loves. Here, three unexpected ways to enjoy them for breakfast, brunch, and beyond.

Waffles, reinvented

Got a waffle iron? We’re about to change the game with a savoury spin on tradition that will take brunch to the next level. It’s simple: Thaw Compliments Hashbrown Patties and lightly mash with a potato masher. Mix in eggs and some shredded cheddar cheese, and spoon the mixture into a lightly greased waffle iron. Cook till the edges are golden and crispy. Top with scrambled eggs and ketchup. Chef’s kiss!

Breakfast, for dinner

This hearty casserole brings all the benefits of breakfast – that being eggs, cheese, and it’s quick and easy to make! – to the dinner table. Line a greased baking dish with cooked hash brown patties. Using a fork, lightly mash into the corners for full coverage. Cover with beaten eggs mixed with halved cherry tomatoes, a couple of handfuls of baby spinach, a sprinkling of herbs, and shredded cheddar cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 375°F, until set in the centre, about 30 minutes. Top with extra cheese and broil for a few minutes to achieve the perfectly golden top. Tip: This beauty is a great make-ahead dish that tastes even better the next day!

DIY diner-style hash

Bring this traditional diner menu favourite home, but amp up the experience with Compliments Frozen Hashbrown Patties. Here’s how: Bake patties until golden-crisp. Meanwhile, sautée diced onions and peppers with a pinch of garlic salt and pepper, and add in chopped deli-style corned beef for the last few minutes of cooking. To serve, top each patty with a spoonful of the beef-and-veg mixture, a sunny-side-up egg, and a sprinkle of fresh chopped chives.