Ham and Potato Hash


We made an entire ham. For two people. I think we’re insane. We got a free ham from ShopRite around Thanksgiving time. We had to spend $500 in the month of November before Thanksgiving to get the ham. I literally spent $499.99 three days before Thanksgiving and had to buy something else to get this ham. I’m not even exaggerating, I was $.01 short of getting the ham. It was ridiculous. Obviously I had to spend the $.01 for the free ham. And if you’re wondering what I bought when I had to go back, the answer is butter. So. Fat.

Since it is physically impossible for two people to consume an entire 10 pound ham, we got creative and made it into a million different things. We made this hash and it was soo good. I love hash of all types, but especially the corn beef hash in the can. It is one of those things that I never ate in my life until I got married and now I am obsessed with it. You could make this with any sort of meat that you have leftovers of. It is a nice way to reinvent the meat into something else, plus it’s delicious. Next time you have leftovers, make this. I promise it won’t disappoint.

Ham and Potato Hash


Yields – 2 servings

Prep time – 15 minutes

Cook time – 20 minutes


  • 2 potatoes
  • 1/2 a yellow onion
  • 1/2 a red pepper
  • 1/2 a cup of cooked ham, shredded
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 TSP of salt
  • 1/4 TSP of pepper
  • splash of hot sauce


  1. Chop the potato, onion and pepper into small chunks.
  2. In a pan over medium heat cook the potato until tender.
  3. Add the onion, pepper, ham, garlic, salt and pepper to the potatoes.
  4. Begin to mash the potatoes with a fork in the pan.
  5. Cook until the peppers and onions are cooked through.
  6. Splash with a little hot sauce and serve!
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