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Crisp-Fried Hash Brown

This yummy side dish from American cuisine is sure to impress you with its delightful taste.
  Russet potatoes 8 Large (Idahoâ®)
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Fresh spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Mozzarella cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Garlic cloves 2 Large
  Green onions 3
  Small onion 1⁄2 Small, thinly sliced

1. Boil 4 to 6 medium to large chopped Idaho® russet potatoes until soft.
2. Mash potatoes until smooth, adding heavy cream until creamy enough to spread, but not runny.
3. Mix in 2 to 3 diced garlic cloves to taste. Add salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper to taste.
4. Grate 3 large Idaho® russet potatoes and fry in medium frying pan two thin hash brown crisps until crispy enough to hold form.
5. Invert on a plate and place back in pan to fry second side of the hash brown crisp. Gently pat dry off grease, and set on serving dish.
6. Between the bottom and top crisp spread garlic mashed Idaho® Russet Potatoes. On top of hot mashed potatoes sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese.
7. On top of cheese lay out in a circular pattern one layer of fresh spinach leaves. On top of spinach leaves, sprinkle a thin layer of mozzarella cheese and red onion.Cover with the second "hash brown" crisp.
8. Place in 350 degree oven for 10-15 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven.
9. Garnish the top crisp with two or three spinach leaves, mozzarella cheese, and very thin chopped green onion.
10. To serve, slice rounded stuffed hash browns into triangular pieces (like pie).

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Potato, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Jazz up your brunch by teaming your favorite dishes with savory sides. And what better than yummy hash browns to jazz up your dishes. Traditionally made from cubed potatoes, this crisp-fried potato dish makes for a versatile addition to any dinner table.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 415 Calories from Fat 144

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.3%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 58.8 mg19.6%

Sodium 240 mg10%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.7%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 13 g25%

Vitamin A 35.3% Vitamin C 40.3%

Calcium 18.9% Iron 17.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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