Corned beef, spinach and butterbean hash

Corned beef and butterbean hash. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Corned beef and butterbean hash. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sat, Feb 20, 2021, 05:55

  • Serves: 2
  • Cooking Time: 30 mins
  • Course: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Irish


  • 1tbs butter
  • 1tbs olive oil
  • 1 red onion, peeled and diced
  • A tin of butterbeans, drained and rinsed
  • 160g corned beef from a tin, roughly chopped
  • A large handful of washed baby spinach
  • Salt and pepper
  • 100ml cream
  • 1tsp English mustard
  • 1tsp of your favourite brown sauce
  • A pinch of caster sugar


1 Melt the butter and oil in a pan, then add the onions. Cook over a medium heat for five minutes until the onions start to colour.

2 Add the butterbeans and crush them slightly into the onions with the back of a fork. Let them fry for a few minutes without stirring the pan too much.

3 Add the corned beef and stir it through.

4 Once everything is incorporated and slightly crisp, add the spinach and season.

5 For the dressing, whisk the cream, mustard, brown sauce and sugar all together.

6 Divide the hash into bowls, spoon the sauce over the top and serve.