Skip to Content

Easy Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe

Potatoes are one of those few ingredients that transcends the time of day or meal. You can have hashbrowns in the morning, french fries in the afternoon or at night, and mash them for dinner. The same can be said for this easy crockpot hashbrown casserole recipe.

The crockpot hashbrown casserole is an easy breakfast recipe, simple lunch recipe, and fantastic dinner recipe that is cheap and delicious. Crockpot Recipes with Potatoes | Crockpot Recipe for Breakfast | Crockpot Side Dish Recipe | Slow Cooker Dinner Recipe | Crockpot Casserole Ideas | Crockpot Dinner Recipe | Slow Cooker Recipe for Lunch | Cheesy Potatoes Recipe #crockpotrecipe #hashbrowns

The crockpot hashbrown casserole is an easy breakfast recipe, simple lunch recipe, and fantastic dinner recipe that is cheap and delicious. It is no wonder why potatoes are so popular; they can be used in so many different ways.

But there are also just as many ways to buy potatoes. You can buy them fresh, in a can, in a box, in a bag, and even in the freezer aisle. Those freezer aisle options are the ones we will be using in this crockpot hashbrown casserole recipe.

Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe Crockpot with Casserole Inside Topped with Chips

We already know that potatoes can be used for every meal, even snacking. But this recipe can also be used for every meal; don’t let the ‘hashbrowns’ fool you. This is a cheesy crockpot potato casserole, and it is straightforward.

But the most significant benefit is that the most challenging part of making anything with potatoes is removed from this recipe. You will not need to wash, peel, rinse, or soak these potatoes. Instead, you will grab your favorite bag of frozen hashbrowns from your go-to grocery store, and that’s all the prep you need.

Of course, you will need to decide what time of day you plan to serve these potatoes because potato recipes have another downside. That downside comes when it is time to reheat the leftovers. 

Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe Overhead View of a Bowl of Hashbrown Casserole Topped with Chips

Potato Recipes

Potatoes have so many benefits that it can be easy to forget the downsides. We must remind ourselves of those downsides, especially as we prep this crockpot hashbrown casserole recipe. In fact, the most crucial downside of potatoes to remember is they don’t keep well.

Mashed potatoes will do just fine in the fridge for a day or two. But anything else, and you may run into some issues. We all know that french fries don’t do well at all. But did you know that the reason is the moisture inside the fries?

But fries are made of potatoes which would have the same chemical reactions inside with moisture. This hashbrown casserole will not reheat very well, so serve it up fresh.

Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe Ingredients Spread Out on a Counter Top

Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe Ingredients

This recipe is very simple to make; in fact, it is almost completely a dump-and-go recipe. You will need to get your favorite frozen bag of hashbrowns. You can use any hashbrowns you want, shredded, cubed, a mixture with veggies, really whatever kind is your favorite.

Lastly, you’ll need a can of cream of chicken soup, some butter, sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, Lays plain potato chips, and a medium yellow onion. You will be dumping everything in the crockpot by the correct measurements, but the onion is what throws this recipe off from a dump-n-go.

You will need to dice the onion, so we can’t quite say this is a dump-n-go recipe, but it is very close.

Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe Overhead View of Finished Casserole in a Crockpot

Breakfast Potatoes, Lunch Potatoes, Dinner Potatoes

We know that potatoes come in many different forms and can be enjoyed anytime. But this recipe takes the cake as it alone can be used any time of day. You can serve this crockpot hashbrown casserole recipe as a breakfast meal or as a side dish.

You can also use this recipe as a lunch recipe all by itself. But the most significant benefit is serving it as a side with dinner. Crockpot side dishes should be lightweight but bursting with flavor. This recipe fits the bill for dinner and any other day’s meal.

Of course, you may need to plan a bit, as this recipe will take a couple of hours. 

Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe Overhead View of a Bowl of Casserole with Parsley and Chips

Directions

Add all ingredients except the potato chips.

Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe All Ingredients Mixed into a Crockpot Except the Chips

Mix well until everything is combined.

Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe Ingredients Mixed Together in a Crockpot

Cook on high for 2 hours and 45 minutes or on low for 4.5 hours.

Cook until cheese is melted and hash browns are cooked through.

Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe Hashbrowns Casserole in a Crockpot Topped with Potato Chips

Add crushed potato chips to the top before serving. They will get mushy if added too soon. You can even serve them on the side as a topping!

Easy Crockpot Hashbrown Casserole Recipe

Recipe by Best of Crock Foodie TeamCourse: Crockpot Recipes, Main, Side Dish
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

4

hours 

30

minutes
Calories

300

kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Frozen Hashbrowns

  • 1 Can of Cream of Chicken Soup

  • 1/2 Cup of Butter

  • 1 1/4 Cup of Sour Cream

  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion (diced)

  • 12 oz. Bag of Cheddar Cheese

  • 1 1/4 Cup of Lays Plain Potato Chips

Directions

  • Add all ingredients except the potato chips.
  • Mix well until everything is combined.
  • Cook on high for 2 hours and 45 minutes or on low for 4.5 hours.
  • Cook until cheese is melted and hash browns are cooked through. Add crushed potato chips to the top before serving. They will get mushy if added too soon. You can even serve them on the side as a topping!
The crockpot hashbrown casserole is an easy breakfast recipe, simple lunch recipe, and fantastic dinner recipe that is cheap and delicious. Crockpot Recipes with Potatoes | Crockpot Recipe for Breakfast | Crockpot Side Dish Recipe | Slow Cooker Dinner Recipe | Crockpot Casserole Ideas | Crockpot Dinner Recipe | Slow Cooker Recipe for Lunch | Cheesy Potatoes Recipe #crockpotrecipe #hashbrowns

More Crockpot Recipes

Crockpot Leftover Turkey Casserole Recipe | We can give leftover food new life so that it is more enjoyable to eat.

Budget Friendly Beef Stroganoff | Beef stroganoff is perfect for those nights when you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg on dinner.

How to Make Crockpot BBQ Ribs | Ribs aren’t just for summer, not with recipes like this one.

Healthy Slow Cooker Beef Stew | Stew never sounds fantastic, but this recipe will have you rethinking how you view stew.

Slow Cooker Monkey Bread Recipe | Crockpots aren’t just good at making entire meals but also great for desserts.