Onion-Garlic Hash Browns

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours


12 servings

Updated: Aug. 25, 2023
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
Onion-Garlic Hash Browns Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 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


  1. In a large skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add onion and peppers. Cook and stir until crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in hash browns, salt, pepper and, if desired, pepper sauce.
  2. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Cook, covered, 3-4 hours or until heated through. Sprinkle with parsley just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 110 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.