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20 Easy Shredded Potato Recipes for Busy Weeknights

These shredded potato recipes are the perfect way to enjoy potatoes any night of the week.

From breakfast to dinner, they can be used as a side dish, main course, or even paired with other ingredients to create a delicious meal.

Whether you prefer a classic hash browns recipe or something more creative, these recipes will have you whipping up something delicious in no time.

Crispy Shredded Hash Browns

Featuring a variety of flavors, textures, and cooking methods, you’re sure to find something to satisfy your cravings.

1. Shredded Potato Casserole

Shredded Potato Casserole

I was pleasantly surprised with this potato casserole.

It came together quickly and easily, and it was great that I could use up some of the ingredients I had in my fridge.

The dish had a nice crunchy topping and the shredded potatoes gave it a great texture.

This casserole would be an easy and delicious side dish for any meal.

—Kelly Park, Orlando, Florida

2. Crispy Shredded Hash Browns

Crispy Shredded Hash Browns

I was a bit worried about the time involved to make these hash browns, but they turned out great!

They were perfectly crispy and delicious.

I did find that squeezing the liquid out of the potatoes helped to prevent any sogginess.

Make sure you watch them carefully in the skillet, as they can burn easily if you let them cook for too long.

All in all, this was a great recipe and I would definitely make it again.

—Elizabeth Beckett, Norwalk, Connecticut

3. Creamy Shredded Potato Bake

Creamy Shredded Potato Bake

This was a really simple recipe that packed in a lot of flavor.

The cream and butter mixture coated the potatoes perfectly, and I loved the added crunch from the Parmesan cheese on top.

It came together quickly, with minimal prep time and effort.

I think it would be delicious as a side dish or even part of a main course.

—Jade Carter, Edmond, Oklahoma

4. Spicy and Sour Potato

Spicy and Sour Potato

I’m always looking for new ways to incorporate potatoes into my recipes, and this one caught my eye.

I really enjoyed the complexity of flavors, with the combination of spicy, sour and savory.

The Sichuan peppercorns gave it a unique flavor and the black vinegar made it so fragrant.

I could definitely taste the difference when comparing this dish to other potato dishes I’ve tried in the past.

—Jill Hanson, Palmyra, Pennsylvania

5. Cheesy Shredded Potato Casserole

Cheesy Shredded Potato Casserole

I recently made this casserole, and it was the perfect side dish to accompany our dinner.

I was a bit skeptical at first, as I wasn’t sure how the cream cheese would work in a potato dish, but it really gave the potatoes a rich flavor.

The bacon added some extra crunch, and the cheese melted perfectly on top.

This is definitely going to be an easy go-to recipe for me in the future!

—Meredith Fitzpatrick, Jacksonville, Florida

6. Stir-Fried Shredded Potato (Tu Dou Si)

Stir-Fried Shredded Potato (Tu Dou Si)

My family absolutely loves stir-fried potatoes. I followed the recipe as is and it was really delicious.

The potatoes had a slightly crunchy texture and the seasoning was perfect—the vinegar gave it a nice kick.

I definitely recommend using fresh chili peppers if you have them; it added a really nice depth to the dish.

This will be a regular on my dinner table from now on!

—Lauren McGuire, Louisville, Kentucky

7. Shredded Potato Baskets With Cheese and Bacon

Shredded Potato Baskets With Cheese and Bacon

This is an excellent recipe to whip up for a weekend brunch.

The shredded potatoes add a nice crunch, while the cheese and bacon bring plenty of flavor.

It’s also very easy to make—just combine the ingredients, press into muffin tins, and bake.

My only issue was that I had difficulty getting the potato baskets out of the pan without them crumbling apart.

Still, this is definitely a keeper in our house!

—Olivia Cruz, West Jordan, Utah

8. Shredded Potato and Carrot Latkes

Shredded potato and carrot latkes

I’m so happy I tried this recipe!

It was surprisingly easy to make and tasted even better than the latkes I’ve had at restaurants.

The texture was perfect and the flavor was just right—not too salty or too sweet.

I love that you can use up some of those random carrots and potatoes lying around in your kitchen, plus it’s a great way to get some veggies in.

Definitely making these again soon!

—Jessica Blanchard, Portland, Oregon

9. Simple Shredded Potato Pancakes

Simple Shredded Potato Pancakes

These were really good!

The outside was nice and crispy while the inside stayed nice and soft.

I love how easy they are to make, and that I can use up potatoes that may be hanging out in my refrigerator a bit too long.

They were perfect with a little sour cream or ketchup on top.

—Scott Kline, Gilroy, California

10. Shredded Potato Stir Fry

Shredded Potato Stir Fry

I made this recipe for dinner last night and it was so simple and delicious.

The potatoes were cooked through but still had a bit of a crunch, the peppers added a nice sweetness and the chiles gave it some heat.

I also added some garlic, which gave it an extra kick.

Overall, I’m really pleased with the outcome and will definitely be making this again!

—Thomas Cooper, Tallahassee, Florida

11. Spicy Shepherd’s Pie with Shredded Potato Crust

Spicy Shepherd's Pie with Shredded Potato Crust

I made this Shepherd’s Pie and it was delicious!

I loved the flavor of the sausage and the crispy potatoes were a great addition.

The tomato paste and beef stock added a great depth of flavor, too.

I think next time I make it I’ll add some extra veggies like mushrooms or peppers to up the nutrition factor a bit.

—Amy Allen, San Jose, California

12. Crock-Pot Shredded Potato Soup

Crock-Pot Shredded Potato Soup

I love this recipe!

It’s so creamy and comforting, yet still light enough for a summer dinner.

My family especially loves the cheesy potatoes and corn.

I’ve found that adding a little more onion and paprika gives it an extra kick of flavor.

I can’t believe how easy it is to make – just throw everything into the crockpot and come back to a delicious meal!

—Riley Smith, Fresno, California

13. Cheesy Shredded Potato Waffles

Cheesy Shredded Potato Waffles

I made this recipe for the first time and loved it!

The potatoes were so flavorful, crispy, and cheesy.

It was a hit with everyone in my family.

I especially liked the addition of smoked paprika and Gouda.

It added such an amazing flavor.

Next time I’m going to try adding some other seasonings to mix things up.

—Linda Gonzales, Clifton, New Jersey

14. Shredded Potato Au Gratin

Shredded Potato Au Gratin

This was a really simple recipe and tasted really good!

The potatoes were nice and creamy, with the perfect amount of cheese to give it some flavor.

I could definitely taste the green onions too, which gave it a nice little kick.

It made for a great side dish.

It’s easy enough to make that you can pull it together in no time when you’re in a rush but still want something comforting and delicious.

—Jocelyn Miller, San Diego, California

15. Shredded Potato & Herb Stuffed Chicken

Shredded Potato & Herb Stuffed Chicken

I was pleasantly surprised with how tasty this dish turned out!

It was so simple, and I had all the ingredients already in my pantry.

The shredded potatoes got nice and crispy, and the chicken stayed moist and flavorful thanks to the herbs.

—Katelyn Lambert, Lagrange, Georgia

16. Sichuan Shredded Chinese Potatoes

Sichuan Shredded Chinese Potatoes

This recipe is simple and delicious!

I love that it’s an easy way to get a tasty side dish ready in no time.

It has just the right amount of heat and you can adjust the spiciness to your own preference with the chili paste, flakes, and oil.

The potatoes were perfectly cooked, not too soft but not too hard either.

It’s definitely a keeper for me!

—Jackie Olsen, Pacifica, California

17. Potato-Crusted Salmon

Potato-Crusted Salmon

I was hesitant to try this recipe, but I’m so glad I did.

The potato crust added such a delicious crunch and the mustard added a nice kick that balanced out the mildness of the salmon.

It wasn’t difficult to make either, which is always a bonus!

—Mark McAllister, Tucson, Arizona

18. Shredded Potato Cups

Shredded Potato Cups

This recipe was great. It was the perfect way to use up all the shredded potatoes I had lying around.

It took a bit longer than expected to bake, but it was worth it in the end.

The olive oil gave it a nice subtle flavor and they came out really crunchy.

I’ll definitely be using this recipe again!

—Nathan Hunter, Sparta, New Jersey

19. Shredded Potato & Sausage Pie

Shredded Potato & Sausage Pie

Just tried this recipe for the first time and it was pretty good!

I had to use ground turkey instead of sausage and left out the red pepper flakes, but it still had a great flavor.

Not too difficult to make either, though I wish there had been more instructions on how long to blanch certain ingredients.

Next time I’ll try to stick more closely to the recipe as written.

—Josephine, Flagstaff, Arizona

20. Shredded Potato Rösti Topped with Garlicky Tomatoes

Shredded Potato Rösti Topped with Garlicky Tomatoes

This recipe was surprisingly easy to make!

The combination of the fluffy potato and garlicky tomatoes is delicious.

I think next time I’ll add some finely chopped rosemary to the potatoes for more flavor, and try baking them in muffin tins to get a nice crisp on the outside.

—Jill Wang, Cedar Park, Texas


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20 Easy Shredded Potato Recipe Collection

When I'm looking for a delicious way to make potatoes, I turn to this collection of 20 easy shredded potato recipes. From cheesy potato casserole to hash browns, these recipes use simple ingredients and provide some delicious variations of a classic favorite. Whether you're looking for a tasty side dish or a hearty breakfast, you'll find something here to satisfy your craving.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 551 kcal


  • Shredded Potato Casserole
  • Crispy Shredded Hash Browns
  • Creamy Shredded Potato Bake
  • Spicy and Sour Potato
  • Cheesy Shredded Potato Casserole
  • Stir-Fried Shredded Potato (Tu Dou Si)
  • Shredded Potato Baskets With Cheese and Bacon
  • Shredded potato and carrot latkes
  • Simple Shredded Potato Pancakes
  • Shredded Potato Stir Fry
  • Spicy Shepherd's Pie with Shredded Potato Crust
  • Crock-Pot Shredded Potato Soup
  • Cheesy Shredded Potato Waffles
  • Shredded Potato Au Gratin
  • Shredded Potato & Herb Stuffed Chicken
  • Sichuan Shredded Chinese Potatoes
  • Potato-Crusted Salmon
  • Shredded Potato Cups
  • Shredded Potato & Sausage Pie
  • Shredded potato rösti topped with garlicky tomatoes


  • Choose your favorite recipe from this collection to serve for dinner tonight.
  • Prepare all of the required ingredients.
  • Cook your meal in 25 minutes or less!
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Hi, I'm Benjamin. I love cooking, long walks, and my girlfriend! Here you’ll find simple and delicious recipes that you can make in 30 minutes or less.