5 Easy Family-Friendly Summer Recipes

School's out, summer is here!

We’re more than ready for a sunny season of family-friendly summer cookouts, backyard barbeques, and easy weeknight dinners, from 4th of July to Labor Day. Whether you’re hosting an outdoor party or planning dinner for a busy family on the go, it’s all about easy, no-fuss meals and sides that taste great and please your pickiest eaters. Your secret weapon? Simple. Idaho Spuds Hashbrowns.
Idaho Spuds Hashbrowns are delicious and simple to prepare. Made with 100% real Idaho potatoes, they deliver restaurant-quality hashbrowns in minutes, which makes them perfect for any summer meal, from your backyard to your kitchen table. The compact 4.2oz carton is shelf-stable and saves pantry space. Bonus: with these simple recipes, the kids can even help as a fun summer activity! This is, of course, added insurance that they’ll eat that final product. Add these 5 easy recipes to your list of summer staples. 

Tasty Hashbrown Potato Salad

Cookout/BBQ Side.

Flavor-packed potato salad that could be your new staple side for a season of potlucks and cookouts. This is a crowd-pleaser that pairs with anything from grilled meats and vegetables to fried chicken.

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Hashbrown Hawaiian Pizza

Cookout, BBQ or Weeknight Meals.

As if this kid-pleasing flavor combo could get any better. The beloved Hawaiian Pizza just got an upgrade, using hashbrowns as the base. So, that food they love is now made with that other food they love! It’s a win-win.

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Hashbrown Waffle Sandwiches

Breakfast, lunch, dinner or late night snack.

This is an all-in-one recipe that’s just fun! Hashbrown waffles are easy to make with the kids, everyone in the family can make them their own, from stacking high with maple syrup for a sweet and savory option, to an out of this world BLT.

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Breakfast Burritos

Breakfast (or lunch!) on the go.

Got tortillas? Warm them up and you’re halfway there. Build a base with leftover hashbrowns, scramble some eggs with melted cheese, then sprinkle in any extra meat (ahem, bacon) or veggie for a quick, flavor-packed meal. Slot this one into a busy evening when dinner might be on the go.

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Kids, Build Your Own!

Breakfast, lunch, or snack.

Our hashbrowns are the perfect base for an eating adventure. Your kids will love them, and they can help cook! Let them help pour the water, or top with their own favorite ingredients for breakfast, lunch or an afternoon snack.