Corned Beef Hash

Corned Beef Hash is so easy to make using your leftover corned beef! Crispy potatoes, peppers and onions topped off with a perfect fried egg!

This hash is one of our favorite leftover corned beef recipes! Make a larger Corned Beef just so you have the leftovers…and if you have leftover Cabbage from your St. Patrick’s Day dinner you can throw that in this hash recipe too!

Corned Beef Hash in a skillet with fried eggs on top

What Is Hash?

We’re talking food here people. Hash is typically a recipe consisting of chopped meat, potatoes and onions cooked up in a cast iron skillet. The name comes from a French word “hacher” meaning to chop as the ingredients in the dish usually are.

Hash is a leftover recipe of all kinds, not just corned beef. Leftover potatoes, cabbage, peppers or really any kind of vegetable can be thrown into a hash recipe. Proteins can include corned beef, of course, ham, pork, sausages and even chicken or turkey. 

We often see hash made for breakfast but I’m telling you, you’re going to want to just make this Corned Beef Hash recipe for breakfast, lunch, brunch or even dinner. Our boys love hash with a runny fried egg on top and a dash or two of hot sauce!

Corned Beef Hash recipe made with potatoes, peppers and onions

How Do You Make Corned Beef Hash?

Hash is such an easy breakfast recipe to make with leftover corned beef. All you need to do is dice up your corned beef, grab a few potatoes, peppers and onions and a frying pan.

Because the potatoes in this recipe are diced pretty small, you don’t have to cook them ahead of time. They’ll cook and crisp up in the pan really nicely. BUT if you have leftover, cooked potatoes just throw them in after the peppers are cooked.

So basically everything goes into the skillet and cooks up until a nice crust forms on the bottom. That crispy crust is coveted at my house, so make sure not to skip that step!

What If I Don’t Have Leftover Corned Beef?

No problem! Head to your local grocery store and hit up the deli counter. Ask them to slice you a few thick slices of corned beef, about 3/4 of a pound, and then you can take that home and dice it up for this hash recipe!

Hash recipe with fried egg on top

What Other Ingredients Can I Add To This Corned Beef Hash Recipe?

There’s so many things that you can add to hash, the list is pretty long. You can even swap out the corned beef for other meats like leftover steak, chicken or turkey.

  • Fresh or frozen spinach
  • Cooked broccoli or other leftover vegetables
  • Sweet potatoes, leftover rice or cauliflower rice
  • Bacon bits or cooked, chopped bacon
Corned Beef Hash recipe with fork cutting into fried egg

How Do You Serve Hash?

Well if it makes it to a plate, you can eat it as is or add a delicious, runny fried egg to the top. When the hash is just about ready, getting that crispy crust on the bottom, you can fry up however many eggs you like in another skillet.

This hash recipe serves about 6 people but if you’re like my boys you’ll definitely want more than 1 lonely fried egg to top off your hash.

Looking For More Leftover Corned Beef Recipes?

Corned Beef Hash recipe is perfect for brunch or dinner!

Corned Beef Hash

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

This corned beef hash recipe isn’t just for breakfast! Use your leftover corned beef from St. Patrick’s Day, or grab some sliced corned beef from your deli!



  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound potatoes, cut into small cubes (about 1/2″)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 1/2 cups diced bell peppers, any color
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 3/4 pound leftover corned beef, cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish
  • Fried eggs for topping the hash (optional)


  1. Melt the butter in a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add the diced potatoes along with the salt and pepper and stir to combine with the butter.
  2. Let the potatoes cook, stirring occasionally, until browned on the outside and tender, about 8-10 minutes. Add the peppers and onions to the potatoes and cook for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add the corned beef, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, Italian seasoning and garlic. Stir then flatten into a single layer in the skillet and cook, without stirring for 5 minutes so that a crust forms on the bottom of the hash. Stir the hash to get the crispy sides up and then flatten and cook again for another 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add fried eggs to the hash if you like and garnish with chopped parsley.

Recipe Notes

If you’re using the oven method to cook your eggs, preheat the oven to 400 degrees before starting the hash.

Nutrition information is just for the hash, not the fried eggs.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American

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1 Response
  1. Jeff the Chef

    This looks like a great recipe. I love your suggestions of using leftovers. I think the best hash is made from leftovers. I love making hash the weekend after Thanksgiving, for instance.

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