Corned beef hash with bacon and fried eggs in a pan

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Corned beef hash with bacon and a fried egg for the best breakfast

If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast or a packed dinner, our corned beef hash is for you. It’s bacon, eggs and potatoes with beef. What’s not to love?

Corned beef hash with bacon and fried eggs in a pan

Corned beef hash with bacon and a fried egg Image by Adobe Stock Images

Everybody loves a hearty breakfast with loads of protein and some tasty carbs and when those carbs are potatoes, you are in for a real treat. Corned beef is an acquired taste but if the taste is for you, this is how you want to start your day. Classic corned beef hash, according to varying history, originated in the USA but carried around the world due to its popularity.

Corned beef hash suggestions

To make things easy, you want to use your favourite canned corned beef for this one. You can brown the beef with some onions before adding it to the oven but it isn’t necessary. Crispy bacon will get even crispier and if you add some olive oil to the potatoes, they’ll also crisp-up in the last few minutes of baking. Fry some eggs and top your hash for an extra special treat. Season well with salt and ground black pepper.

If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast or a packed dinner, our corned beef hash is for you. It’s bacon, eggs and potatoes with beef. What’s not to love?

Corned beef hash recipe

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Gary Dunn Course: Main, BreakfastCuisine: United StatesDifficulty: Easy
Servings

2

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Total time

50

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tin corned beef.

  • 1 onion, roughly chopped

  • 4 rashers bacon, cut into small strips

  • 400 g potatoes

  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley.

  • 2 eggs

  • milk

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Boil and mash potatoes with 1 tablespoon butter and 3 tablespoons milk.
  • Add shredded corned beef, parsley and onion. Mix them together.
  • Place half bacon strips on bottom of casserole dish, add meat mixture and sprinkle remainder of the bacon over the top.
  • Cover and bake about 20 minutes at 180°C, removing lid for last 5 minutes to brown and crisp the hash.
  • Fry an egg and serve your hash with an egg and toast.

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Are you looking for more incredible breakfast dishes to prepare for you and your family? Have a look at our excellent recipe suggestions for you to try. There are many more old-school recipes like this one published in the Rustenburg Junior School Recipe Book in 1958.

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