Great Grandma's Hash Brown Potatoes

Pat Duran


Handed down generation to generation. It will probably end with me- as my children are not into cooking the old ways.


★★★★★ 3 votes

4-6 servings
10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


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  • 6 medium
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped onion
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    bacon grease, oleo or butter

How to Make Great Grandma's Hash Brown Potatoes


  1. Peel then shred potatoes. Put shredded potatoes in a potato ricer and squeeze out the water from potatoes. Toss with the onion, add salt and pepper. Heat grease in heavy skillet. Pack potatoes firmly in skillet, leaving 1/2 inch space around edges. Cook over low heat 10 to 15 minutes or until bottom has brown crust. Cut into 4 sections and carefully turn(only once). Add 1 T. more grease and cook another 10 to 15 minutes if necessary Very crispy cooked this way.

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About Great Grandma's Hash Brown Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: German

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