Brisket Hash and Eggs

Brisket Hash and Eggs

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  • Total: 40 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4 to 5

This is a simple and delicious way to enjoy leftover barbecue brisket. The best part about this hash is that it doesn't need to be a breakfast or brunch item, but can be served for dinner. A quick, easy, meat-lovers treat.


  • 1 bag/32 ounces hash brown potatoes (diced)
  • 2 cups barbecue beef brisket (chopped)
  • 1 small onion (diced)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper (seeded and diced)
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (more if needed)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 to 5 large eggs (double amount if needed)
  • Optional: 1 cup warmed barbecue sauce

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet.

  2. Cook onions over medium heat for 3 minutes, until translucent.

  3. Add garlic and diced red pepper. 

  4. Cook for 1 minute.  

  5. Add potatoes and cook for 15 minutes, flipping with a flat spatula every few minutes so all ingredients brown evenly.

  6. Dice or shred brisket into small pieces.  

  7. Remove any excess fat from meat and add to pan with potatoes, garlic, and peppers.  

  8. Season with salt and black pepper and cook for an additional 5 to 7 minutes until beef has browned and potatoes are tender. 

  9. Remove from heat and keep warm.

  10. Cook eggs to preference; over easy or over medium is good for this recipe. However, scrambled, poached, or well-done eggs work well too. Double the amount of eggs called for in the recipe if you wish to serve 2 eggs per person.

  11. If you'd like to add barbecue sauce, simply warm in ​a microwave for 30 seconds to 1 minute and stir.  

  12. To plate, add 4 to 5 equal-sized portions of hash onto plates, spoon on ​the desired amount of barbecue sauce, and top with cooked eggs and serve.

Raw Egg Warning

Consuming raw and lightly-cooked eggs poses a risk of food-borne illness.