Gluten-free breakfast recipe: Hash brown sliders

The breakfast sandwich has become a staple of on-the-go mornings. In fact, convenient and high-protein breakfast dishes are rising in popularity, according to a new study. But if you’re following a gluten-free diet or low-fat diet, buns, biscuits, English muffins and croissants commonly used in breakfast sandwiches might be off the menu for you.

There’s good news: potatoes can fit right in as the base of a quick, high-protein, low-fat and totally gluten-free breakfast sandwich. It’s easy to make hash brown sliders with pre-shredded hash browns as a gluten-free substitute for traditional muffin or bagel-style breakfast sandwiches. Add eggs to the hash brown mixture and include a slice of ham and creamy avocado on the sandwich to create a meal packed with 29 grams of protein per serving.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 8 minutes

Serves: 5


  • 560 g package shredded hash browns
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 small avocados
  • Pinch of garlic salt
  • 220 g mozzarella, sliced
  • 220  g Serrano ham



  1. In a large bowl add hash browns, eggs, shredded cheese, pepper and salt.
  2. Mix the ingredients using your hands, making sure everything is well coated.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil to a large nonstick saute pan over low to medium heat.
  4. Grab a handful of the potato mixture, about 1/4 cup, and create a ball.
  5. Place it down on the pan and carefully pat it down to create a flat disc shape.
  6. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes and then flip it over and cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes.
  7. Remove and place on a paper towel. Repeat until all hash browns have been used.
  8. In a small bowl, mash the avocados and sprinkle with a little garlic salt.
  9. Place a spoonful of the mixture onto a hash brown stack.
  10. Top with half slice of Serrano ham and a slice of mozzarella cheese.
  11. Top it with another hash brown stack.

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