Genius Idea for Left Overs: Enter Hash Here

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Many of us wonder what we should do with those pesky leftovers. Maybe its a roast, veggies, potatoes, etc. Here is an easy and DELICOUS solution to all of your problems!

My hubby’s genius never ceases to surprise me: Sometimes its Hash, sometimes its Bubbles and Squeak… but its always delicious. Here is just ONE example of what you can do. Keep in mind this is a No Rocket Science Zone- if you have other veggies and not brussel sprouts- a different kind of meat – NO PROBLEM! The idea is potato plus veg and optional meat- cooked in a cast iron skillet = Dinner reinvented

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This time around we had recently had parmasean crusted chicken breasts with brussel sprouts. My hubby had the following to work with:

  • 1 large cooked chicken breast
  • 3 cups cooked brussel sprouts
  • 9 golden potatoes (uncooked)
  • 1 onion
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 8-10 T  Vegetable Oil

Equiptment needed:

  • Food Processor
  • Two 12″ Cast Iron Skillets (if you are feeding less than our fam of 6, feel free to use less!)
  • 1 Large Bowl for Mixing

Instructions:

1)Cut 6 of the potatoes into 12ths. Heat TWO 12″ Cast Iron skillets on medium heat. Add 4-5 T of oil to each pan. Place the potatoes into the pans with cut side down.

2) While the potatoes are frying, pulse your other ingredients in your food processor. Pulse your onion first and add in your 3 left over potatoes – pulsing them together. Then empty contents in mixing bowl. Pulse your veggies and add to bowl, pulse your meat and add to bowl. The hubby said its good to do the pulsing in smaller batches, but don’t be worried if you end up with a couple large chunks. These are CORSELY chopped, not pulverized. We still had 2 full brussel sprout halves which the kids called bonus brussels.

3) Mix all of the pulsed ingredients together well in your bowl and season the mixture with Salt and Pepper. Keep in mind how much salt you used the previous go around in cooking the meat and veg so you dont over do it.

4) Pour your mixture into the pans on top of the frying potatoes.

5) This is where the hubby is building those crunchy bits and delicious carmelized pieces. Continue to cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally. As you start to get some crispy bits (as many as you like) you can then start to press the mixture a little into the pan. The hubby likes to Press and Flip (as he calls it) about 4 times to build a nice crust on the outside. What you are after is a creamy inner texture with little crispy bits throughout and a crispy outside shell. From the time the mixture hits the pan it should take about 30 mins to cook.

6) Serve along side some eggs and toast and call it breakfast, serve it with a helping of veggies on the side if you wish. Either way, you have created a new meal and salvaged some of those delicious left overs! Enjoy!

 

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