Easy Ham and Potato Hash Recipe

Total time: 25 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 3 people
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Large potato
1 peeled and cut in to small cubes
2 cups
Salted butter
1 tbsp
Olive oil
1 tsp
White onion
1/2 large, peeled and finely chopped
2 cloves, peeled and finely grated
1/2 large, deseeded and cubed
5 slices, finely cubed
3/4 tsp
Black pepper powder
1/4 tsp
Fresh parsley
1 tbsp, finely chopped

Enjoy the super delicious ham and potato hash as a versatile breakfast accompaniment that can be enjoyed either with a slice of bread of your choice or as such along with some fruit juice as a part of a wholesome meal!

How to make Potato & Ham hash

  • Boil water in a small pot with ½ teaspoon salt.
  • Add potato cubes to the boiling water and let it cook in boiling water for 1 minute. Now, simmer the flame and let the potato cook on simmer for 5 minutes or until the potatoes are almost tender.
  • Drain the potatoes and let it sit in the sieve for some time.
  • Meanwhile, heat butter and olive oil together in a non stick pan until the butter melts.
  • Add the onion and garlic to the melted fat and sauté it all for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Stir in capsicum to the onion mixture and cook it on medium heat while stirring the vegetables intermittently.
    Cook the vegetables until light brown in color.
  • Now, add the chopped ham and let it cook on medium heat for about 4 to 5 minutes or until the ham cubes get a little crisp.
  • Lightly stir in potatoes to the vegetables and ham mixture. Let it cook on low flame for about 5 minutes or until the potatoes also get a light crisp coat around the edges.
  • Season the vegetables and ham mixture with salt and black pepper powder.
  • Give the hash a light stir.
  • Sprinkle the parsley evenly over the vegetables and hash mixture and lightly mix it all together.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


  • Cut the potatoes in to even size small cubes. It should be approximately 1.5 cm by 1.5 cm in dimension.
  • Cut the capsicum in to even size small cubes. It should be approximately 3 cm by 3 cm in dimension.
  • Cut the ham slices in to even size small cubes. It should be approximately 3 cm by 3 cm in dimension.
  • You may replace fresh parsley with freshly chopped coriander leaves as well.
  • You might have to watch out the salt content carefully while seasoning the hash as both boiled potatoes and ham are a bit salty.
  • Make sure you do not over cook or fully cook the potatoes while boiling, else you will get a mash instead of hash.

Nutritional information (per serving): 244 Calories, 10.5g Total fat (4.3g Saturated fat, 1g Polyunsaturated fat, 4.5g Monounsaturated fat), 37.3mg Cholesterol, 1253.3mg Sodium, 790.6mg Potassium, 26.9g Total carbohydrates (4.1g Dietary fiber, 3.5g Sugars), 11.3g Protein

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