Potato and sausage hash

Potato and sausage hash

Honestly when I get hungry, I feel like one of those children of the corn kids. I’m ready to sacrifice every and anything to the god in the vast field of my rolling hungriness.

Okay after reading that sentence, I am clearly hungry now.

And it was a hunger such as this that sent me to the kitchen one fine Tuesday morning. I had a hunkering for some naize breakfast foods. I open the freezer looking for some bacon. Alas! I was all out. But there were sausages. Score! I look on the table for bread and saw one measly bottom of the loaf piece of bread looking like it knew it’s life was a failure. There were eggs for which I thank God. But that was pretty much it. No bread, no bagels, no muffin, no bacon. Oh how was I to have this breakfast!!!

I spied some potatoes in the corner and my life came together in my mind.

I always keep crushed garlic in the fridge and mostly have some leftover chopped onions. I threw together this potato sausage hash and topped it with a yummy egg done over hard.

My life was complete.

Try it out and enjoy! it’s become a favorite with my daughter and I always serve it when I have guests over. It quick, easy and delicious!

This works really well as an alternative to hash browns for breakfast or can even used to compliment a steak dinner.


5 medium sized Irish potatoes – chopped into half-inch cubes

2 sausages – chopped into half pieces

1 tbsp butter

1 tsp dry thyme

1 tsp pulverized (finely blended) rosemary

1 medium onion

1.5 tsp crushed garlic

0.5 tbsp olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste


In large skillet, melt butter. Once butter is melted, add olive oil.

Saute onions in oil mixture till translucent. Add garlic and fry for one minute.

Add potatoes to the skillet. Combine throughly till potatoes are well covered with oil. Put a lid on and cook over medium heat till potatoes start to soften

Take off the lid and add sausages to the pan – combine thoroughly. Cook for 5 minutes and stir occasionally to ensure ingredients are cooking evenly

Add thyme, black pepper, and rosemary. Once sausages are fully cooked, taste for salt; you may add more salt if desired.

Makes 3 servings.

Have fun with this recipe and share on Instagram. Remember to tag #HeelsInTheKitchen or #HITKitchen. Enjoy!

Potato and sausage hash

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  1. John

    May 27, 2016 - AT 9:06 pm

    Looking so tender, tasty and hot. I wanna eat this now.. aaah.

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