Classic Corned Beef Hash

Classic Corned Beef Hash

Corned beef hash makes one of our favorite hearty meals of all time. See why!

Classic Corned Beef Hash
Classic Corned Beef Hash
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If you're like us, you know that nothing quite hits the spot when you need a hearty breakfast like corned beef hash. This recipe will come in handy anytime you need to scratch that itch.

With just a few simple ingredients, this recipe is ready to eat in under an hour. How about that?

Russet potatoes, onion, and corned beef are the base of this tasty meal, seasoned only with unsalted butter and a bit of salt and pepper to taste. Corned beef is a cured with salt and spices already, so be careful about the amount of added salt you use here.

When we made this recipe, we made our meal complete by frying a few eggs to put on top, however, this step is completely optional. 

Yields4 Servings

Preparation Time - Text15-20 minutes

Cooking Time40 min

Difficulty LevelEasy

One Pot MealYes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound russet potatoes, peeled and medium dice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 medium onion, medium diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 12 ounces cooked corned beef, medium dice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • 4 fried eggs

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan place the potatoes, cover with cold water and add a few pinches of salt. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat to a low simmer and cook until tender about 3 minutes.

  2. While the potatoes are cooking melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until tender about 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. When the potatoes are cooked, drain well. Add the potatoes and the corned beef to the skillet and combine with the onion.

  4. Cook over medium heat until the mixture is golden brown while pressing the mixture into the pan with a spatula to compact the mixture. Continue cooking for 15-20 minutes. 

  5. In another skillet fry the eggs.

  6. Top the hash with the fried eggs and sprinkle with the chopped parsley.

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This is definitely one of those meals I can never get tired of eating and the fried egg on top is the perfect compliment. Usually, I'll use freshly peeled and diced potatoes so this will be something new for me to try. Did I misunderstand or are the potatoes supposed to be mashed into the corned beef and onion in the pan?

This looks delicious! Such an easy dinner to make too. I would probably leave the eggs off, even thought my fiancee would probably like it better with eggs... whoops! lol

I really enjoyed the potatoes in this dish and the overall flavor of this recipe.

This recipe was so good! I can't wait to make it for brunch.

The potatoes in this recipe were amazing! Two thumbs up... I will definitely be making this again.

This was amazing! I couldn't stop eating it.

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