Recipe by Janel
"Similar to latkes but the waffle iron makes a lot more crunchy surface area and steams the potatoes perfectly. Serve immediately with your favorite hash brown toppings."
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yellow potatoes, shredded
cold water to cover
ground black pepper
eggs, lightly beaten
We are having a snowy day and since I had frozen shredded potatoes in the freezer this seemed like a good thing to try. I let the frozen potatoes thaw although they were still cold and I added a diced onion that I carmelized before adding. I must say that like waffles, my first one did not come out. My mistake was not spreading out the potatoes but piling it up in the center just like waffle batter. That didn't work and it was a mushy pile after 20 minutes. Once I spread it out thin, they cooked crispy and delicious. I believe I would add more than one onion next time (this one was rather small) and a little more garlic salt. Overall this was a good experience and we will do it again. Thanks!
I like the convenience of this, don't have to keep watching the potatoes cook. Like other reviewers I added onion to this as I always put onion in my hash browns and put cheese on top to finish it. I did not like the egg in this, I felt it detracted from the taste and made too bland.
After reading the reviews, I followed the other reviewers’ suggestions of adding onions, thinly spreading the potatoes onto the waffle griddle, and cooking smaller waffles for five minutes. If you are making smaller waffles as I did, I recommend preheating your oven for 200° to keep them warm while the others are cooking because it does take some time to cook them all.
well, let me tell you; i love this method a lot better than standing over a stove frying greasy potato pancakes!! i added some grated onion to this; soaked along with the potatoes and used my salad spinner to dry. thanks so much for the post Janel! will make again for sure!
I actually used some thawed tater tots to speed things up! Added real bacon bits and some sharp cheese also....It was excellent! Make sure you oil or spray the waffle iron liberally when adding cheese. Do not open for about 8 minutes...came out crispy and delicious!
Creative! I liked the addition of smoked paprika and garlic for some extra flavor. This makes for a great breakfast sandwich also. Just use in place of toast.
Fun, simple and delicious! I used a bag of refrigerated shredded hash browns, so I omitted step 2. I also added in some onion powder, but would like to try adding fresh onion next time. I could see adding a lot of different spices. I made mine smaller and got 6 out of the recipe. I cooked them about 5 mins. or so. I was worried about them sticking, but they didn't. Very cool and a definite keeper~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)
Wow, this worked great! I had a hard time getting them out of my waffle iron so I basically picked it up and dumped them, lol! I used my own seasoning with store bought refrigerator hash browns. I also used less oil but I made sure the iron had Pam on it. These were great and really fast.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Hash Brown Waffles
Serving Size: 1/2 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 171
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