Easy Homemade Ham and Potato Hash Recipe

Ham and Potato Hash

  • Author: Heather L McCurdy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 -6 1x


  • 4 medium-large potatoes
  • 2 cups diced ham
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 large bell pepper
  • 2 TBS. butter or 1 TBS. oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt (or to taste. Remember ham is salty)
  • 1/41/2 tsp. black pepper
  • Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. Melt butter or heat oil in frying pan over medium heat.
  2. Cube potatoes and add to pan. (I like to cut them really small so they cook faster and stretch farther.)
  3. While potatoes are starting to soften, mince onion and dice bell pepper.
  4. Add peppers and onions to the pan.
  5. Season.
  6. Cook until vegetables are just soft.
  7. Add ham and heat cook, heating through and crisping up edges of potatoes.