Start the day off right with this super easy breakfast hash recipe!
Seasoned hashbrowns are cooked with onions and peppers, topped with fresh eggs and a sprinkle of cheese, and then baked until the eggs are just set.
This one-pan ham and potato hash is on the table in minutes with almost no dishes to wash!
What is Breakfast Hash?
A breakfast hash is sometimes called a skillet breakfast. It often contains hashbrown potatoes (either shredded or cubed) or leftover potatoes, some veggies, and a bit of meat like ham, sausage, or bacon. We usually add eggs to make a complete meal.
Use last night’s potatoes or any style of frozen hashbrowns.
Ham, precooked bacon, or even a little bit of leftover steak are great additions.
Use what you have on hand to make this skillet a great way to clean out the fridge.
Minimal prep and just one pan for easy clean-up, it’s a full meal.
Delicious and hearty, this can be served for lunch or dinner too!
Serve breakfast hash with an endless pot of coffee and a fresh fruit salad.
Ingredients for Breakfast Hash
Potatoes – Fresh or frozen diced or shredded hash browns are the base of this hearty meal. Use last night’s leftover roast potatoes (or even scalloped potatoes or tater tots).
Ham – This is a great recipe to use up leftover holiday ham! Or switch out the ham for crumbled breakfast sausage, chicken sausage, or bacon.
Veggies – This catch-all recipe is perfect for using up all kinds of leftover veggies, from peas to spinach! If you’ve got leftover veggies from dinner, add them in.
Try diced zucchini or red bell pepper, sliced brussels sprouts, cubes of sweet potaato, !
Eggs – Fresh eggs are cracked on top and baked just until set. If you’d prefer make scrambled eggs and spoon over the hash.
use bacon grease in place of butter or oil
add garlic or your favorite spices and herbs like parsley
garnish with avocado, a sprinkle of paprika, or serve with a quick blender hollandaise sauce
How to Make Leftover Ham Hash
This tasty breakfast casserole is easy to prepare and bake:
Cook onion in a large skillet and then add in the remaining ingredients (per the recipe below).
Use a spoon to create 4 wells in the hash & break a whole egg into each well.