Corned Beef (or Red-Flannel) Hash


6 medium all-purpose potatoes, peeled and diced into 1/2-inch cubes (4 cups)
4 tablespoons butter or oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 cups (about 1 pound) chopped, cooked corned beef
salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup heavy cream


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place potatoes into a large saucepan, and cover with lightly salted water. Bring to a boil and cook for about 10 minutes, until just tender. Drain and reserve the potatoes.

Heat the butter or oil in a large cast-iron skillet. Add the onion and saute over medium heat for 7 minutes. Stir in the potatoes and corned beef. Add salt and pepper to taste, then mash the mixture down gently – not too much – with a potato masher or fork. Sprinkle the cream over the top. Leave on the heat for another minute or two, then transfer to the oven and bake for 30 minutes.

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4 to 5 servings

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