Quinoa Breakfast Hash Browns

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recipe by Beautiful Mess https://abeautifulmess.com/

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These quinoa hash browns are a weekend ritual. They're made from grated potatoes and quinoa, cooked in a little butter and garnished with chopped green onions.

Inspired by: http://www.abeautifulmess.com/2014/02/quinoa-breakfast-hash-browns-1.html

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • Quinoa icon
    65g (about ½ cup)
  • Water icon
    160ml (¾ cup)
  • Potato icon
    1.5 cups (360g)
  • Egg icon
    1 (50g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    about ¼ teaspoon (1g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    1½ tsp


  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet

Step preview

  1. Add quinoa and water to a clean saucepan
  2. Heat until boiling
  3. Simmer and set aside - 10 min
  4. Let rest - 6 min
  5. Let cool completely
  6. Transfer quinoa to large mixing bowl
  7. Add potato, egg, sea salt and black pepper to the mixture
  8. Mix together until combined
  9. Melt unsalted butter the mixture
  10. Scoop mixture onto large cast iron skillet
  11. Flatten
  12. Fry until golden brown
  13. Serve
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