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Makeover Au Gratin Hash Browns Recipe

Makeover Au Gratin Hash Browns Recipe

This made over dish has nearly two-thirds less fat and saturated fat than the original recipe and 40% fewer calories! Cholesterol was reduced by more than half...and the sodium by more than a quarter.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 package (30 ounces) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) reduced-fat reduced-sodium condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1-1/2 cups cornflakes, lightly crushed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the hash browns, cheese, onion, salt and pepper. In another bowl, combine the sour cream and soup. Pour over potato mixture and mix gently to combine. Transfer to a 3-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Toss cornflakes and butter; sprinkle over the top. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-55 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 190 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 492mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

Reviews for Makeover Au Gratin Hash Browns

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ConnieK User ID: 282614 90484
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2014

"This was good but I thought there was too much topping. If I make this again,I will cut the topping down by a half. Otherwise, the flavor was very good and even better leftover"

majanke User ID: 1302396 56934
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2013

"Always a hit at family potlucks! For the sour cream, I use 1/2 sour cream and half plain yogurt (greek yogurt is a little too tangy); I rarely make the cornflake topping."

craftynut62 User ID: 2026068 129093
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2009

"I used unsalted butter and low-sodium cheese ,to reduce the content more in this recipe."

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