1.) You’ll want to start with a large quantity of chopped veggies, a heaping pile of greens, some chopped deli meat, a potato, an egg, and some cheese if you eat those kinds of things!
2.) Start by stabbing your potato a few times with a fork or knife. Microwave the potato based on its size. A small potato takes about 4 minutes, medium 5-6 minutes, and large 7-9 minutes.
3.) Heat up a pan on medium heat with a tablespoon or less of olive oil. Once the pan is hot, drop in your meat. Cooking the meat first will really bring out the crispiness and saltiness.
4.) Once your meat starts to crisp up a bit, drop in your veggies, but not the lettuce. Shake these around every so often to make sure everything is evenly cooked.
5.) After your veggies become slightly golden, add your greens and mix them around.
6.) Once your greens have shrunk by just about 10 times their original size, create a little hole in the middle of your pan, and pour in a whisked egg. With a spatula start to scramble your egg, working in the veggies as the egg cooks.
7.) Lastly, add salt, pepper, and your cheese. Allow your cheese to melt, then plate up your hash!
8.) I like to top my hash with some sliced avocado, more salt and pepper, and in this photo I used some Trader Joe’s “Everything but the Bagel” spice!
How-To Hash (Total Time: 13 minutes, Prep Time: 8 minutes, Makes: 1 serving)
While my summer throw together meals usually consist of hefty salads, as winter comes around I’m more in the mood for something warm. This doesn’t change the fact that I’m always limited with time or just really hungry and need to eat immediately, so a quick meal always needs to be an option. Hash’s are great because you can throw leftovers in them, veggies you’re trying to get rid of, beans, potatoes, the works. My go-to hash regularly consists of a ton of veggies (stuff like zucchinis, brussel sprouts, bell peppers, mushrooms), some kind of potato, an egg, some cheese, avocado, and some seasoning. I always season with salt and pepper, and recently I’ve been using Trader Joe’s “Everything but the Bagel” spice mix because it tastes good on just about everything! A hash is really as easy as just throwing a bunch of things in a pan, however, I came up with an order that (in my opinion) brings out all the different flavors in the best way possible!
A large handful of greens (spinach, kale, etc.)
A cup of chopped veggies
2 slices of chopped deli meat
4 sliced cherry tomatoes
1-2 ounces of crumbled or shredded cheese
1/4 of an avocado
1 tbsp olive oil
salt, pepper, other seasonings
1.) Wash your potato and stab it a few times with a knife or fork. Heat it up in the microwave according to size. A small potato takes 3-4 minutes, a medium sized potato takes 5-6 and a large one takes about 8 minutes. Once your potato is done, chop it up into small, equal sized pieces.
2.) In the meantime, wash your veggies and greens. Chop up your veggies into small, equal sized pieces. In addition, slice your meat into small squares.
3.) Next, turn the heat on your pan to medium, and add a tablespoon of olive oil. Whisk an egg up in a separate container to have ready to go for later.
4.) Once your pan and oil are hot, add in your deli meat. As the deli meat starts to get crispy, add in your veggies, potato, and tomatoes.
5.) As the vegetables become slightly golden and cooked, add in your greens.
6.) Once your greens have shrunk in size immensely, create a sort of hole in the center of your pan, then pour your egg in. Scramble your egg in the ban with a spatula, as it cooks, mix in the rest of the hash.
7.) Season with salt, pepper, and whatever else you want. Sprinkle on your cheese. Once your cheese has melted, plate your hash and add some sliced avocado. Enjoy!