CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — Country chef Lee Ann Miller is a huge fan of hash brown potatoes and has created a festive way to serve the tasty spuds that is not only perfect for a holiday brunch, but a crowd-pleaser for any occasion. Lee Ann shares her recipe for a Hash Brown Bar with Fox 8’s Natalie Herbick. Lee Ann is a friend of Walnut Creek Cheese and you can learn more about the Amish Country store by clicking here. Lee Ann Miller is also very active on Instagram and invites you to follow her here.

Hashbrown Bar 

  • 3lbs. frozen shredded hash browns 
  • 4 Tablespoons butter 
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable or canola oil (if needed)
  • 2 Tablespoon bacon drippings 
  • ¾- 1 cup sweet onion, chopped 
  • ½ – ¾ cup small sweet red pepper, chopped 
  • ½ cup parsley, chopped 

Melt butter in large skillet. Add hashbrowns. Drizzle top of potatoes with bacon drippings. Sprinkle top of frying potatoes with onion & peppers. Try to only flip potatoes once or twice until golden. 

In small serving bowls prepare the following toppings: 

  • 3 different cheeses. Muenster, Cheddar, Jumping Jack 
  • Sour Cream 
  • Parsley 
  • Chives/Green onion 
  • Salsa 
  • Bacon  
  • Smoked Sausage 
  • Arugula dressed with a vinaigrette  
  • Scrambled Eggs 
  • Taco Style flour tortillas  

Serve like a buffet! Fun for groups and brunch.