Creamy Hash Brown Potatoes

Hash browns

The Spruce

  • Total: 75 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 50 mins
  • Servings: 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
354 Calories
22g Fat
16g Carbs
23g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 354
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 29%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 370mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 23g
Calcium 471mg 36%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This fabulous rich and delicious side dish recipe for Creamy Hash Brown Potatoes is perfect to make for the holidays or for any entertaining occasion. It's very simple to make, once you get all of the cheese grated. It pairs well with everything from a holiday ham to roast chicken to meatloaf or broiled salmon.


  • 11 serving bag frozen hash brown potatoes (thawed and drained)
  • 1 onion​ (diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 lb. Gruyere cheese (grated)
  • 1/2 lb. Havarti cheese (grated)
  • 5 oz. container Boursin cheese with herbs (crumbled)
  • 2/3 cup half and half

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.

  2. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, onions, garlic, and pepper, tossing until combined.

  3. Miix in all the cheeses.

  4. Place the potatoes into a glass baking dish, then pour the half and half over all of it.

  5. Bake potatoes, covered, for 40 minutes.

  6. Uncover, stir the potatoes, and bake for 15 to 20 minutes longer, until thoroughly heated, bubbly, and brown and crispy on top.