Easy Corned Beef Hash

This Easy Corned Beef Hash is the best way to use up leftover corned beef OR the best excuse to make corned beef from scratch! It’s a simple dish that is hearty and comforting, made under 20 minutes with only a handful of ingredients. Top with a fried egg, a splash of hot sauce and this gluten-free and paleo and whole30-friendly breakfast is ready!

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We don’t know what we look forward to more when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day eats, the actual Corned Beef and Cabbage or the subsequent leftover meal that follows: this Easy Corned Beef Hash. It’s such a hearty, comforting breakfast: meat, potato and eggs. It’s such a classic meal and the best part is that the components are mostly already cooked so it’s just a matter of heating them all up together and topping with an egg, if desired. If you don’t have leftover corned beef laying around, trust us this breakfast is totally worth cooking corned beef for.

This is one of those recipes that really is more of a guideline. If you have leftover carrots, or onions or root vegetables that were cooked with your corned beef you can feel free to add those in! This can also work with any other leftover beef you may have, though it won’t have that classic flavor as it does when cooked with the corned beef. If you have leftover roast beef, pot roast or even steak, you can make this work. If you don’t have any leftover potatoes you can cook up some fresh. Just dice up some potatoes and boil for about 12-15 minutes, or until fork tender. They brown better when they are cold, but fresh cooked will work in a pinch.

How to Make Corned Beef Hash

How do you make corned beef hash from scratch:

  1. Cook some onions
  2. Add cooked corned beef and potatoes and cook for 5 minutes undisturbed, and then flip and cook another 5 minutes
  3. Season with garlic powder and pepper, and add salt if needed.
  4. Serve with eggs!

Why is corned beef so salty?

We talk extensively about the process for brining your own corned beef here, and then go into details about how to cook it from scratch here. If cooked properly (meaning rinsed really well and cooked in enough water) corned beef shouldn’t be overly salty, but when making corned beef hash you definitely want to taste the dish before adding any additional salt!

Corned beef hash recipe

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Easy Corned Beef Hash

Prep Time 00:05 Cook Time 00:18 Total Time 00:22 Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, small dice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1-½ cups leftover corned beef, fine dice
  • 16 ounces leftover potatoes, about 12-14 small potatoes, diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Eggs, for serving (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat a large cast iron or non-stick skillet over medium heat. Once hot add oil and onion. Cook until soften, about 8 minutes.
  2. Add butter to the pan and turn up heat to medium high. Add beef and potato and stir to combine. Then let cook, undisturbed for 5 minutes. Flip over the hash and cook on the other side for another 5 minutes, or until the hash is heated through.
  3. Add garlic powder, salt and pepper to taste and serve with hot sauce and a fried egg (if desired)

Recipe Notes

  1. This can also work with some other cooked cuts of beef like brisket or pot roast.
  2. To make fully dairy free feel free to sub in ghee or additional oil in place of the butter.
  3. If you are using an oven proof skillet you can also crack a few eggs inside of the hash after step 2 and cook under the broiler for a few minutes until the eggs are cooked!
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Simple Slow-Cooker Brisket & Hearty Brisket Tacos

I’m a big time brisket fan. It started out as one of our traditional Jewish holiday menu items for my family, and has slowly evolved into a meal that I love to throw in my crock-pot anytime of year. Plus, it makes really, really awesome tacos, and fabulous breakfast when paired with eggs!

Hanukkah is approaching and whether you eat brisket on this holiday or not, or whether you celebrate or not, I thought it would be the perfect time to share with you my super simple, super flavorful brisket recipe! 
Simple Slow-Cooker Brisket & Hearty Brisket Tacos

The brisket is… juicy, flavorful, and melts in your mouth! 

Simple Slow-Cooker Brisket & Hearty Brisket TacosSimple Slow-Cooker Brisket & Hearty Brisket Tacos

Simple Slow-Cooker Brisket & Hearty Brisket Tacos
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
6 min
Total Time
6 hr 10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
6 min
Total Time
6 hr 10 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 lb. grass-fed brisket
  2. 1 large onion, slice
  3. 4 garlic cloves, minced
  4. 1 cup organic beef broth
  5. 1/4 cup Muir Glen Organics Ketchup
  6. 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  7. 1/2 tsp sea salt
  8. 1/2 tsp pepper
Instructions
  1. Remove meat from the refrigerator and let sit for 10-20 minutes
  2. Season lightly with salt and pepper
  3. In a skillet heat 1 tbsp oil of choice and brown each side of the brisket for 2-3 minutes
  4. While Cooking, slice onions and mince garlic and line the crock-pot with the two
  5. Remove brisket and place on top of the bed of onions and garlic
  6. In a bowl whisk together coconut sugar, ketchup, beef broth, salt and pepper
  7. Pour over the brisket and set on low for 6-8 hours
  8. Once done, remove and shred the brisket
  9. Make a batch of taco shells and stuff with your favorite add-ins*
Notes
  1. *Add-ins: I made mine winter festive with butternut squash puree, roasted butternut squash, peas, and cranberries, and roasted carrots
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Simple Slow-Cooker Brisket & Hearty Brisket TacosSimple Slow-Cooker Brisket & Hearty Brisket Tacos

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post with Muir Glen Organic Tomatoes. I was compensated  for the time spent developing this recipe. All opinions expressed on Lexi’s Clean Kitchen are always my own. My sponsors help make this blog possible! 

 Are you a brisket fan? What is your favorite type of meat?

Simple Slow-Cooker Brisket & Hearty Brisket Tacos

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 6 min Total Time 0:16

Ingredients

  • 2 lb. grass-fed brisket
  • 1 large onion, slice
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup organic beef broth
  • 1/4 cup Muir Glen Organics Ketchup
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Directions

  • Remove meat from the refrigerator and let sit for 10-20 minutes
  • Season lightly with salt and pepper
  • In a skillet heat 1 tbsp oil of choice and brown each side of the brisket for 2-3 minutes
  • While Cooking, slice onions and mince garlic and line the crock-pot with the two
  • Remove brisket and place on top of the bed of onions and garlic
  • In a bowl whisk together coconut sugar, ketchup, beef broth, salt and pepper
  • Pour over the brisket and set on low for 6-8 hours
  • Once done, remove and shred the brisket
  • Make a batch of taco shells and stuff with your favorite add-ins*
  • Recipe Notes

  • *Add-ins: I made mine winter festive with butternut squash puree, roasted butternut squash, peas, and cranberries, and roasted carrots
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    There may be affiliate links in this post! By clicking on them, or purchasing recommended items I may receive a small compensation, at no cost to you! However, I only recommend products I absolutely love and use in my own home! Thank you for supporting Lexi's Clean Kitchen when you shop! See my privacy policy for more information about this, the information we save, and more!