Oil-Free Potato Hash Browns

If you're looking for hash browns that are oil-free, then they're made at home.  Practically every cafe or convenience type of hash brown contains oil. These delicious crispy hash browns are lighter and healthier than the traditional version. You’ll see that you don’t need a single drop of oil to create them!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Global
Servings 6
Calories 220 kcal


  • 900 g white potatoes peeled and grated
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup plant-based milk
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper


  • Place grated potatoes in a fine-mesh sieve, rinse with cold water and drain well – squeezing as much moisture as possible from the potatoes.
  • Place potatoes in a large bowl and add all remaining ingredients. Mix well.
  • Using your hands, scoop up about a 1⁄2 cup of the mixture and press together in your hands until a 1⁄4 inch thickness is achieved.
  • Place in a non-stick frying pan on low heat and fry for about 6 minutes either side or until golden brown. You can also press in a non-stick sandwich press.
  • Place in a 125°C (260°F) oven to keep warm while repeating with the remaining potato mixture.


Calories: 220kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 7gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 334mgPotassium: 778mgFiber: 7gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 81IUVitamin C: 36mgCalcium: 103mgIron: 3mg
Keyword plant-based, wfpb

Photos by Amber Asakura

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