Potato hash recipe

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Learn how to make classic potato hash with our simple recipe. This delicious dish is cheap to make and makes a quick lunch or hearty snack...

Potato hash recipe
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  • healthy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time35 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories426 Kcal21%
Sugar10.0 g11%
Fat17.8 g25%
Saturated Fat5.7 g29%
Salt1.61 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein26.6 g53%
Carbohydrates42.4 g16%
Salt1.61 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Learn how to make classic potato hash with our simple recipe. This delicious dish is cheap to make and the ideal quick lunch or hearty snack the whole family can enjoy.

Potato hash has been a family favourite for generations. This classic combination of potatoes, corned beef, and sweetcorn makes for a tasty dinner, which can be on the table in 45 mins. This mouth-watering potato hash is so easy to make at home - its ideal for using up leftovers. If you've made this dish from scratch, save the leftovers for the next day in an airtight container or tupperware. Store in the fridge and then reheat thoroughly before serving.


  • 675g floury potatoes e.g. Desiree, cubed
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 340g tin corned beef, diced
  • 195g tin sweetcorn, drained
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley




  1. Place the potatoes in a pan, cover with boiling water, add a little salt, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until just cooked. Drain.
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and sauté the potatoes for 10 minutes until golden. Add the onion and red pepper and fry for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the corned beef, sweetcorn, seasoning and Worcestershire sauce and return to the heat for 10 minutes or until piping hot. Sprinkle over the parsley to serve.
Top Tip for making Potato hash

Give this dish a delicious twist by swapping classic potato for sweet potato instead.

Jessica Dady
Food Editor

Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 12 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies