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Onion-Garlic Hash Browns

 Onion-Garlic Hash Browns
Quick to assemble, this is a simple recipe I’ve cooked many times. Stir in hot sauce if you like a bit of heat. I also like to top the finished dish with a sprinkling of shredded cheddar cheese. —Cindi Hayward-Boger, Ardmore, Alabama
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours


  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 package (30 ounces) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 drops hot pepper sauce, optional
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley


  • In a large skillet, saute onion and peppers in butter and oil until
  • crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the hash
  • browns, salt, pepper and pepper sauce if desired.
  • Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Cover and
  • cook on low for 3-4 hours or until heated through. Sprinkle with
  • parsley before serving. Yield: 12 servings (1/2 cup each).
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 110 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.