Healthy Veggie-Based Swaps for Pasta, Hash Browns & Tater Tots

Oct 9 2019

Breaking Chews: Brand-New Swaps!

Thanks to Green Giant, it’s never been easier (or more delicious!) to get your daily veggies. Our favorite vegetable brand continues to reduce the need for starchy carbs, and we couldn’t be more grateful!

Introducing THREE new veggie-based swaps: gnocchi, hash browns, and bacon & cheese tots! Zero potatoes or artificial flavors in sight. Get the details, plus a cash-saving coupon and recipe ideas.

These freezer finds are rolling out now… Look for them at Walmart and other major grocery retailers, or click to locate!

Green Giant Cauliflower Gnocchi

1 cup: 220 - 260 calories, 1 - 1.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 380 - 490mg sodium, 38 - 45g carbs, 5 - 7g fiber, 13 - 18g sugars, 8 - 11g protein -- SmartPoints® value 7 - 9*

This delicious spin on the Italian classic is made with 40% vegetables, and it’s 100% delicious. The portion size is large, the flavor is incredible, and the texture is perfect. Plus, check out all the protein! In both Original and Cauliflower & Spinach, these li’l pillows of yumminess are already a staple in our freezer. Heat ‘em up and top with marinara. (P.S. They’re fantastic cooked in an air fryer!)

Green Giant Veggie Hash Browns

2 patties: 140 calories, 8g total fat (2g sat fat), 340mg sodium, 12g carbs, 2g fiber, 1 - 2g sugars, 5g protein -- SmartPoints® value 4 - 5*

Breakfast just got better… These crispy hash browns are made with a whopping 75% vegetables. They’re so hearty, you might not believe they’re potato free… but they totally are! Serve ‘em up with an egg scramble for a morning meal, or snack on ‘em midday -- only 70 calories each! Choose from Cauliflower and Broccoli & Cauliflower (or don’t choose and get them BOTH).

Green Giant Cauliflower, Cheese & Bacon Veggie Tots

About 6 pieces: 150 calories, 9g total fat (2g sat fat), 420mg sodium, 14g carbs, 5g fiber, 2g sugars, 4g protein -- SmartPoints® value 5* 

We were already huge fans of Green Giant’s line of Veggie Tots, and now the GG gurus have one-upped themselves with this new addition! These must-try tots contain a full serving of cauliflower, plus real cheddar and bacon. They’re delicious enough to snack on solo, but they’re also excellent served “tot-cho” style: topped with reduced-fat cheddar, light sour cream, and salsa. Mmmmm!

Savings Time: Get $1 Off!

Click here for a $1-off coupon on ANY Green Giant veggie swap. These new products are rolling out now, so print your coupon, and then click to locate!

Stay Tuned for More Green Giant Fun!

Make sure you’re subscribed to Hungry Girl's daily emails and following us on Facebook and Instagram so you’re the first to see brand-new recipes and super-easy hacks featuring these incredible new products! We’ll also be hosting a virtual veggie party with giveaways in the form of a Facebook Live later this month. P.S. Listen to The Plant-Based Product Chew & Tell Episode of our podcast for Lisa’s official review of these awesome newbies from Green Giant!

Chew on this:

October is National American Cheese Month. Melt a slice on one of those cauliflower hash browns we told you about for a cheesy-good (and veggie-packed!) snack…

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