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Corned Beef Hash

Corned beef hash is the perfect way to use up your leftover corned beef. It makes a protein packed breakfast that will power you through the day.

Corned Beef Hash from What The Fork Food Blog

Corned Beef Hash

I love making corned beef. Yes, it makes a really tasty dinner with your potatoes, carrots and cabbage. But I like the leftovers. Weird, because I’m not a huge fan of leftovers (at all). But I LOVE turning the leftovers after having corned beef and cabbage into corned beef hash. It’s beefy, full of potatoes, onions and pepper, topped with runny eggs. What’s not to love?

My dad used to make corned beef hash with the leftovers all the time when we were growing up. I’m pretty sure he made extra corned beef to ensure there would be enough for the hash. There was never a recipe, he just made it. So when I started making it on my own it took a little while to figure out the best seasonings and measurements.

Well actually, I never really measured until I had to figure out what I was using to write the recipe. I always did everything to taste too. Sometimes, that’s really how all the best food is made. Taste it and tweak it until it tastes right.

Corned Beef Hash from What The Fork Food Blog

With that being said, I did include exact measurements in the printable recipe because I didn’t want to get yelled at for things like “10-20 dashes of Worcestershire  sauce”, “4.5 pinches of salt”, etc. So feel free to totally adjust the seasonings and the amount of seasoning  you use based on your own personal taste.  Be sure to make sure those potatoes that you’re cooking are nicely browned. And speaking of potatoes, I recommend Yukon Gold or red potatoes.  

This year, I’m skipping the corned beef recipe and just going straight to the leftovers. So sorry about that. Next year I’m hoping to share a corned beef recipe with you because mine is pretty awesome. We just decided to eat it before stopping to take pictures. I just didn’t want to deal with a hangry family. Can you blame me?

But lets talk about these pictures for a second. You may have noticed my lack of pictures for this post. I once said ice cream is the hardest thing to photograph. I take that back. It’s eggs.

I’ve made eggs over hash many times. Up until I was making this batch for pictures, I had never broken a yolk when adding it to the hash. Heeey, first time for everything. Yay. I also cooked mine a tad bit too long, so watch it closely. Your egg baking time will depend on the temp of your hash when it goes into the oven.  There’s nothing like having those eggs on top.  You could even just do a fried egg instead if you wanted!

I also have a bonus recipe to share with you on Saturday, which happens to be Pi day. 3/14/15/. It’s a pretty awesome pie so make sure you come back to check it out. And Sunday, a giveaway. Make sure you’re getting my emails so you know when they go live! Until then, corned beef hash. Enjoy!

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Corned Beef Hash from What The Fork Food Blog

Corned Beef Hash

5 from 10 ratings
Corned beef hash is the perfect way to use up your leftover corned beef. It makes a protein packed breakfast that will power you through the day.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
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  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 C corned beef cooked and diced
  • 2 C potatoes cooked and diced
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4-6 eggs


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Heat oven safe skillet over medium heat. When hot, add butter and oil. When the butter is melted, add the onion, pepper and garlic to the pan. Season with salt and pepper and stir to incorporate. Cook the veggies until they start to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the potatoes to the pan and season with a bit of salt and pepper. Let the potatoes brown a bit, add more oil if the pan seems too dry.
  • Once the potatoes have started to brown, add the corned beef. Cook about 5 minutes until the corned beef is hot and the fat starts to melt. Add the Worcestershire sauce and taste for seasoning. Add more Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Gently crack the eggs (depending on how many you need) evenly spaced over the top of the hash. Bake 10-14 minutes or until the white is set but the yolk is still soft. Serve immediately.


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  1. Nicole says:

    Did you prebake the cubed potatoes at all before browning them?

    • Shay says:

      I use leftover boiled potatoes, so they’re already cooked. If you have leftover baked potatoes, that will work too. You just might have to add a little more moisture/fat to the hash.

  2. Alicia says:

    Some of my favorite recipes aren’t posted for that exact reason. We are always too excited to eat it to document it’s existence!

  3. Looks delicious! My husband recently made this except with leftover ham!

  4. Raia says:

    I’ve never made corned beef anything, but I’m sure my husband would appreciate me trying this out. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Savoring Saturdays, Sharon! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Miz Helen says:

    5 stars
    We love Corned Beef Hash and your recipe looks awesome! Happy St. Patrickโ€™s Day and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday!
    Miz Helen

  6. It’s funny the things you notice about a post – I always make my corned beef hash by shredding the corned beef and you cube it. The look is totally different – I’ll have to try it your way to change it up. Either way, I love hash.

    • Sharon says:

      I always had it cubed when I was growing up so I stuck with that. When I get it out it’s often shredded (or more minced) but I like the chunkier hash ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. Shinee says:

    I’ll totally get big points for making this for my husband. He loves corned beef. Adding this to my meal plan. ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. believe it or not, corned beef hash is one of my all time favorite foods EVER – I made an extra large brisket just so we have PLENTY of leftovers

  9. Ha ha, sorry to laugh but I know exaclty what you mean about taking pics of eggs. What is that all about? Its like Murphy’s law. Lol. Love this has anyway ๐Ÿ™‚