California Avocado Hash Browns

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 380
Total Fat 26g
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 800mg
Total Carbs 34g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 6g
Potassium 997mg

Vitamin A 28 mcg; Vitamin C 7 mg; Calcium 31 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 54 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.09 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 8%; Calcium 2%; Iron 10 %; Vitamin D 0%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Hash browns done California style with delicious, nutritious California Avocados and topped with sour cream, salsa and cilantro make this dish for vegetarian and gluten-free diets. In addition to great taste, the addition of the avocados adds to the healthfulness of this breakfast dish providing an excellent source (20% DV) of potassium, vitamin E and B5, along with a good source of dietary fiber (14% DV), protein (12% DV), 15% DV of folate and vitamin B 3 along with 10% DV of iron, vitamins K and B6. If you choose to pass on the sour cream, it great for a vegan diet. Enjoy!

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Serves: 4

1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and diced 1 1/2 lb. frozen shredded hash browns with onion* 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/8 tsp. sea salt, or to taste 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper, or to taste 1/3 cup sour cream 1/4 cup prepared tomato salsa 1 Tbsp. chopped cilantro, optional
  1. Gently mix lemon juice with avocado; reserve.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat oil. Add potatoes and cook, turning frequently, until tender and lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  3. Gently fold avocado into hash browns and continue cooking until well browned, about 3 minutes. Add sea salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Top each serving with sour cream, salsa and cilantro, if using.

Serving Suggestion: Serve alongside your favorite cooked eggs for breakfast or with ham or grilled veggies for dinner.

Beverage Pairing: Cup of coffee, orange juice or water with a slice of lemon.

*If you cannot find frozen hash browns with onions, add ¼ cup chopped onions, sautéed.


*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

We have dozens of avocado toast recipes and breakfast recipes. And whether you want to use sliced or mashed California Avocados for your breakfast recipes, it is helpful to know how ripen an avocado and chose the ripeness you need.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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