Red flannel hash is a traditional breakfast dish made with corned beef, potatoes, beets, and onions. It is a hearty and colorful dish that is perfect for a cold winter morning. The dish is thought to have originated in the United States in the 19th century. It was a popular dish among lumberjacks and other laborers because it was a filling and affordable meal.

Red flannel hash is relatively easy to make. The ingredients are simply chopped and cooked together in a skillet. The dish can be made with either cooked or canned corned beef. If you are using canned corned beef, be sure to rinse it well before using it.


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped cooked corned beef
  • 1 cup chopped cooked potatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped cooked beets
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Heat the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the corned beef, potatoes, beets, salt, and pepper. Cook until heated through, about 10 minutes.


  • For a more flavorful hash, use leftover corned beef.
  • If you don’t have cooked beets, you can use canned beets. Just be sure to rinse them well before using them.
  • Serve red flannel hash with your favorite breakfast toppings, such as eggs, toast, and ketchup.

Preparation and cooking time:

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes


4 servings

Nutrition information:

  • Calories: 300
  • Fat: 10 grams
  • Protein: 20 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 30 grams


Red flannel hash is a delicious and hearty breakfast dish that is perfect for a cold winter morning. It is easy to make and can be customized to your liking. So next time you are looking for a filling and flavorful breakfast, give red flannel hash a try!

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