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Spicy Hash Brown Waffles with Fried Eggs Recipe

Spicy Hash Brown Waffles with Fried Eggs Recipe

Refrigerated hash brown potatoes help you make quick work of these crunchy waffles. Put out lots of toppings so everyone can design their own. —Nancy Judd, Alpine, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1-3/4 cups refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup canned chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese
  • Optional toppings: salsa, guacamole, sour cream and minced fresh cilantro


  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk 1 egg, salt, cumin, pepper and chili powder. Stir in potatoes, onion, green chilies and salsa. Bake in a preheated waffle iron coated with cooking spray until golden brown and potatoes are tender, about 8-12 minutes.
  • 2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Break remaining eggs, one at a time, into pan. Reduce heat to low. Cook to desired doneness, turning after whites are set if desired. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand 3 minutes or until melted.
  • 3. Serve eggs with waffles and toppings of your choice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 waffle with 1 fried egg (calculated without optional toppings) equals 273 calories, 17 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 245 mg cholesterol, 570 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.