Brussels Sprouts and Potato Hash

This hearty and healthy breakfast also makes a satisfying quick weeknight dinner.

Prep Time:
15 min
Cook Time:
30 min


Nutrition Facts


  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) butter, divided
  • 4 slices peameal bacon, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) small red potatoes, cooked and halved
  • 1 large leek, sliced (white and light green parts only)
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) pepper
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) paprika
  • 1/2 lb (0.3 kg) Brussels sprouts, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) chicken broth or water
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh parsley

Fried Eggs

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) each salt and pepper



  1. Melt 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter in large skillet set over medium heat; cook bacon for 10 to 12 minutes or until cooked through and golden. Transfer to paper towel–lined plate and set aside.
  2. In same pan, melt remaining butter over medium-high heat; cook potatoes for 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add leek, thyme, garlic, pepper and paprika; cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 5 minutes or until leeks start to soften. Add Brussels sprouts and broth; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 to 7 minutes or until Brussels sprouts start to soften and liquid has evaporated. Stir in bacon.

Fried Eggs

  1. Melt butter in nonstick skillet set over medium heat; break eggs into skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until eggs whites are set and yolks are cooked to desired doneness.
  2. Divide hash among 4 plates. Top with fried eggs and sprinkle evenly with parsley.



• Add pinch of cayenne pepper or chili flakes for a spicy addition.

• Substitute shallots or onions for leek if desired.