Homemade hash brown casserole, is a classic breakfast dish (or potluck side) that is cheesy, crispy, and filling. It only takes a few minutes and a few ingredients to make. 안전한 카지노사이트
I first tried it a few years ago on a Sunday morning at Cracker Barrel, a restaurant known for serving some of the best hash brown casserole in the country.
After seeing some on a friend’s plate, I decided to try their casserole instead of my usual standard breakfast plate with a side of grits.
When I think of casserole, I imagine a thick, layered baked concoction with some sort of starchy base (usually a noodle of some kind)
Vegetables, meat, and some sort of sauce and cheese situation—basically
All of the components of a full meal baked into one casserole dish and served as a stand-alone dinner.
However, the Cracker Barrel used only a few textural components to create a dish that was crunchy on top
Firm enough to hold the ingredients together, and creamy from the cheese and sauce inside.
There are numerous Cracker Barrel hash brown casserole copycat recipes available
And they all use the same basic ingredients: frozen shredded hash browns or potatoes
A can of cream of something soup (cheese, chicken, and celery are popular options), diced onion, shredded cheese, and possibly some seasoning.
The creamed canned soup was the one ingredient that gave me pause when re-creating the dish at home.
These canned soups are frequently extremely salty and are meant to be diluted, but in these recipes, they served as the entire dish’s seasoning.
To get around this, I decided to make my own “cream of” soup.
A simple white roux is created by sautéing the onion (I used grated onion to evenly distribute the flavor throughout the dish) in butter and adding flour.
Smoothing and thinning it all out with milk creates a creamy sauce and base that not only flavors
The hash brown casserole but also gives it a uniform, coherent structure. 카지노사이트
Sour cream and cheddar cheese also contribute to the creamy texture and tangy flavor that this rich dish requires to shine.
Preserving some of the cheese to sprinkle on top before baking ensures a cheese pull worthy of social media.
One thing I noticed was a lack of seasoning in many of the many copycat recipes out there.
I season mine with black pepper and garlic powder, and I keep the salt to a minimum because
Honestly, you don’t need much when you consider the saltiness of the cheese.
Each bite is also infused with umami and flavor from the grated onion.
The use of frozen preshredded hash browns eliminates the majority of the prep work in this recipe.
Allow them to thaw slightly before squeezing out some of the excess liquid with your hands or a cheesecloth to achieve the crispiest texture of potato on top of the casserole.
This will also help the potatoes keep their shape and texture inside the casserole
Preventing them from becoming overcooked or mushy.
This dish is simple to make and can be served for breakfast or dinner.
Make your own version of this classic by adding bell peppers, scrambled eggs, bacon, spinach, or any seasonal ingredients. 카지노 블로그