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Keto Cauliflower Hash Browns

You have to try out these easy keto cauliflower hash browns that are made with 5 ingredient and tastes amazing. You can’t go wrong with these keto hash browns with only 3.9 grams of net carbs.

keto cauliflower hash browns

Can I eat hash browns on keto?

You can’t eat hash browns made of potatoes on keto. However, if you make hash browns with a low carb vegetables like cauliflower, you can enjoy keto friendly cauliflower hash browns.  

Tips for making low carb cauliflower hash browns

For the successful recipe, use a mozzarella log. Do not use mozzarella soaked in brine, as it has more moisture. Also, make sure you cook the cauliflower until it is kind of dried out for the best results. If the cauliflower rice is moist, your keto hash browns will not be as crispy. 

Ingredients to make cauliflower keto hash browns 

  • 1 ½ cups cauliflower rice
  • 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 small egg
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated parmesan
  • 1 pinch garlic powder
  • Salt, to taste

How to make keto cauliflower hash browns

To start, gather all of your ingredients in one place.

cauliflower hash brown ingredients

Next, preheat the oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Cook the cauliflower in a skillet for 5 minutes, with some oil or water. 

Place the cauliflower in a bowl, add mozzarella, egg, parmesan, garlic powder, and salt. Stir until combined.

Divide into 4 and place each piece on the baking sheet. Press gently to flatten to ¼-inch thick.

Bake the hash browns for 25 minutes or until the edges are nicely crispy. 

low carb cauliflower hash browns

Serve these low carb hash browns warm.

How to store cauliflower hash browns

Store the hash browns in an airtight container, in a fridge for 3 days. If you want to freeze them, cover each with a piece of baking paper and freeze in an airtight container for 1 month. 

What to serve with these hash browns

You can serve these keto hash browns with sour cream and chopped chives on top as a quick keto snack. You can also serve for a full breakfast with any kind of eggs including scrambled eggs or poached eggs.

How to make the cauliflower hash browns crispy

The key of getting these keto hash browns made with cauliflower crispy is to cook the cauliflower until almost dried before any use. Also, bake at 400F to ensure that you have crispy edges. 

Can these be made without eggs?

You can make these without eggs. The mozzarella cheese will keep everything in place, just melt the mozzarella before you use it.

Can cauliflower hash browns be made with frozen cauliflower rice?

You can use the frozen cauliflower rice, just thaw before use and cook in a skillet to dry it out.

Can these cauliflower hash browns be made in an air fryer?

Yes, you can make these hash browns using an air fryer. To make hash brown in and air fryer, simply make sure to spray the bottom of your air fryer with some cooking oil spray. Place the hash browns in and cook for 15 minutes or until golden. The texture of the air frier cauliflower hash browns will be a bit crispier than those made in the oven.

Other keto hash browns substitutes

You can also try some other root vegetables to make low carb hash browns. Here are some options below:

  • Keto hash browns with turnips – For hash browns made with turnips, simply swap of the cauliflower with 2 cups of turnips and keep the remaining ingredients and process. These keto turnip hash browns will contain 3.1 grams of net carbs per hash brown.
  • Keto hash browns with radishes – To make shredded radish hash browns, simply swap the cauliflower with 2 cups of shredded radishes. 

More keto cauliflower recipes

Keto Cauliflower Hash Browns

Keto Cauliflower Hash Browns

Yield: 4 hash browns
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

You have to try out these easy keto cauliflower hash browns that are gluten-free and tastes amazing. You can’t go wrong with these keto hash browns with only 1.9 grams of net carbs.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups cauliflower rice
  • 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 small egg
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated parmesan
  • 1 pinch garlic powder
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. To start, gather all of your ingredients in one place.
  2. Next, preheat the oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Cook the cauliflower in a skillet for 5 minutes, with some oil or water. 
  4. Place the cauliflower in a bowl, add mozzarella, egg, parmesan, garlic powder, and salt. Stir until combined.
  5. Divide into 4 and place each piece on the baking sheet. Press gently to flatten to ¼-inch thick.
  6. Bake the hash browns for 25 minutes or until the edges are nicely crispy. 
    Nutrition Information:
    Yield: servings2 Serving Size: 2 hash browns
    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 100Total Fat: 5.5gSaturated Fat: 2.7gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 482mgCarbohydrates: 5.4gNet Carbohydrates: 3.9gFiber: 1.5gSugar: 1.8gProtein: 7.9g

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