17 Delicious Recipes That Start with Frozen Potatoes

Pizza Tot Casserole
Photo: Brie Passano

Ah, potatoes. The versatile spuds are the perfect base for casseroles, breakfast dishes, and our favorite holiday sides. When you don't have the time to scrub and peel a bag of potatoes, we've got you covered with our delicious frozen potato recipes. All of these recipes feature frozen hash browns, potato tots, mashed potatoes, and other purchased or frozen potatoes.

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Smoky Cheesy Chicken-Potato Casserole

Smoky Cheesy Chicken-Potato Casserole
Blaine Moats

Keep your dinner prep time to just 20 minutes with this easy casserole recipe that uses frozen hash browns, leftover or rotisserie chicken, and cream of chicken soup. Smoked cheddar cheese adds a nice depth of flavor while croutons make an easy, crunchy topping.

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Hamburger Pie

Hamburger Pie
Marty Baldwin

Here's a timeless BH&G recipe that's a cinch to make and oh-so delicious. Purchased mashed potatoes make up the topper for the one-dish dinner that includes a hearty blend of lean ground beef and veggies. For a fancier presentation, pipe the mashed potatoes on top using a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip.

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Hash Brown Casserole

Hash Brown Casserole
Blaine Moats

This 8-ingredient frozen hash brown recipe is definitely a keeper. The frozen diced potatoes combined with sour cream, cheese, and butter make every bite rich, creamy, and satisfying. Ham (use leftovers, if you have it) makes it an easy, family-friendly meal.

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German Potato Soup

German Potato Soup
Blaine Moats

Smoked sausage and frozen diced potatoes (aka hash browns) combine to make this hearty slow-cooker soup. The addition of sauerkraut and stone-ground mustard provides a pleasant tanginess that will have you coming back for another bowl. Enjoy with a slice of crusty bread.

Buy It: Crock-Pot Slow Cooker ($20, Walmart)

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Pizza Tot Casserole

Pizza Tot Casserole
Brie Passano

Pizza lovers, unite! This frozen potato tot casserole is packed with meaty, cheesy goodness to taste just like your favorite savory pies. We also toss in some veggies (bell peppers, onions, and olives) to sneak some extra nutrients onto the kiddos' plates.

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Frizzled Eggs over Garlic Steak and Mushroom Hash

Frizzled Eggs over Garlic Steak and Mushroom Hash in white bowl
Andy Lyons

Grab a bag of frozen diced potatoes with onions and peppers and you're on your way to enjoying a plate of steak and eggs. A bit of sour cream or horseradish on top really makes the flavors pop. Serve this delicious easy breakfast in the morning or for a 30-minute dinner.

Buy It: Lodge Cast Iron Skillet ($25, Walmart)

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Spicy Brunch Lasagna

Spicy Brunch Lasagna
Kritsada Panichgul

Lasagna in the morning is indeed a thing thanks to this mouthwatering brunch recipe. Yes, there really are noodles involved, but we layer them up with frozen shredded hash browns, Alfredo sauce, cottage cheese, Italian sausage, and plenty of eggs. Topped with melty cheese, this unique take on lasagna will be requested on repeat.

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Beer and Cheese Soup

Beer and Cheese Soup
Andy Lyons

Got 25 minutes? That's all the time you need to make this potato soup recipe. Purchased shredded hash browns are blended with a mixture of sautéed onions, roasted red peppers, and beer to form the thick soup base. Toss in some milk and shredded cheese and you've got a steamy bowl of goodness.

Buy It: Ninja Foodi Power Blender ($199, Target)

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Hash Browns Egg in a Hole

Hash Browns Eggs Hole
Emily Hemmingsen and ​Jake Sternquis

Forget the bread version, this is the only way we want to make our eggs in a basket from now on. Refrigerated shredded potatoes become the adorable "nest" to hold a fried egg. It's the perfect kid-friendly, easy breakfast that takes less than 30 minutes to make.

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Pumpkin Green Chile Tot Casserole

overhead view of Pumpkin Green Chile Tot Casserole
Jacob Fox

Elevate frozen potato tots by making this fall dinner recipe. Chorizo sausage and poblano peppers give the dish some heat, while Monterey Jack cheese helps round out the flavors. If fresh pie pumpkins aren't available, substitute butternut squash for equally tasty results.

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Farmer's Casserole

Farmer's Casserole
Blaine Moats

We're pleased to inform you one of our most popular breakfast casserole recipes features frozen hash browns. With options for the cheese and meat, you'll be able to switch it up to use your favorite ingredients or whatever's in the fridge. Bonus: You can easily make this frozen potato casserole up to 24 hours ahead and just pop it in the oven when breakfast time arrives.

Buy It: Pyrex Baking Dish ($15, Target)

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Loaded Hash Browns

Loaded Hash Browns
Blaine Moats

Your trusty slow cooker makes easy work of this delicious frozen loaded hash brown potato recipe. Our version of "loaded" features a mouthwatering blend of sausage, onions, mushrooms, bell peppers, and nacho cheese soup. Top with jalapeños and sour cream for a spicy, creamy finish.

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Steak and Potato Kabobs

Steak and Potato Kabobs
Marty Baldwin

These easy grilled steak kabobs get tons of flavor from an umami-packed marinade of Worcestershire sauce, red wine vinegar dressing, and thyme. Refrigerated potato wedges cut the prep time down so you'll be skewering ingredients and grilling in minutes.

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Confetti Hash Browns and Eggs

Confetti Hash Browns and Eggs
Karla Conrad

Here's an easy skillet recipe that's delicious for any meal of the day. Bell peppers and broccoli are stir-fried before adding in frozen diced potatoes, herbs, and spices. Crack in some eggs and cook to your liking. Serve with toast and jam.

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Beef and Bean Ragout

Beef and Bean Ragout
Blaine Moats

This beefy ragout only requires 5 ingredients and 10 minutes of prep time before allowing your slow cooker to do the rest of the work. It's a delicious dump dinner that will soothe your soul on a chilly night. Top with fresh oregano for a touch of bright, herbal flavor.

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Easy Cheesy Potatoes

Easy Cheesy Potatoes
Andy Lyons

Tote this frozen hash brown recipe to your next potluck and prepare for everyone to ask you for the recipe. The combination of Gouda, provolone, and cream cheese makes every bite irresistibly creamy. Oh, and we obviously had to include crisp-cooked bacon for a salty finish.

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No-Chop Potato Salad

No Chop Potato Salad
Blaine Moats

When you're not a fan of purchased potato salad and don't have time to boil potatoes for a homemade recipe, opt for this delicious no-chop recipe. Simply boil frozen diced potatoes until tender, combine with a tangy sour-cream mixture, hard-cooked eggs, and refrigerate until it's time to eat.

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