Recipe Details

Hash Brown Patties with Ham and Chunky Vegetable Topping

Number of Servings: 4

Serving Size: 1 patty

Hot and hearty fare.

Name: Amount:
Hash Browns
medium baking potatoes (12 ounces total), shredded, rinsed, and patted dry with paper towels 2
finely chopped onion 0.25 cup
egg whites 2 large
salt 0.13 tsp
canola oil 2 Tbsp
Canola oil cooking spray
(6 ounces) diced lean ham 1.25 cups
8oz package whole mushrooms, quartered 0.50
shallot, finely chopped 1 large
of medium green bell pepper, thinly sliced, and cut into 2-inch-long pieces 0.50
chopped parsley leaves 0.25 cup
Pepper, to taste

Combine potatoes with onions, egg whites, and salt in a medium bowl.


Heat canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot and spoon potato mixture into four mounds in the skillet. Press down lightly on mounds with back of spatula to level, making patties about 4 inches in diameter. Cook, uncovered, 7 minutes or until bottom is crisp. Gently turn and cook 6-7 minutes or until golden.


Meanwhile, place a medium skillet over medium-high heat until hot and coat with cooking spray. Add ham, cook, and set aside. Re-coat same skillet with cooking spray and add mushrooms, shallot, and bell pepper. Coat vegetables with cooking spray and cook 3 minutes or until they just begin to richly brown on edges. Add ham, cover, and set aside.


When potatoes are cooked, place on individual plates and spoon equal amounts of mushroom mixture on top of each. Sprinkle with parsley and pepper.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 225
Calories from Fat 70
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 565mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 25g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 1 1/2 Starch 1 Vegetable 1 Lean Meat 1 Fat