Potato, Asparagus & Mushroom Hash

Potato, Asparagus & Mushroom Hash

6 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine March/April 2012

Made with asparagus, roasted red pepper and mushrooms, this hash has a fresh and light, springtime taste. Serve with hearty whole-grain toast and an egg or two on top.

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  • 1 pound new or baby potatoes, scrubbed, halved if large
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 bunch asparagus (about 1 pound), trimmed and cut in 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 ounces shiitake mushroom caps or other mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped jarred roasted red peppers, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Fresh chives for garnish


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  1. Place a steamer basket in a large saucepan, add 1 inch of water and bring to a boil. Put potatoes in the basket and steam until barely tender when pierced with a skewer, 12 to 15 minutes, depending on size. When cool enough to handle, chop into 1/2-inch pieces.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large (not nonstick) skillet over medium heat. Add asparagus, mushrooms, shallot and garlic and cook, stirring often, until beginning to brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove to a plate.
  3. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons oil to the pan. Add onion and the potatoes and cook, stirring occasionally and scraping up the browned bits with a metal spatula, until the potatoes are browned, 4 to 8 minutes. Return the asparagus mixture to the pan along with roasted red pepper, sage, salt and pepper; cook, stirring, until heated through, about 1 minute more. Serve sprinkled with chives, if desired.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Steam potatoes (Step 1); refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: about 1 1/4 cups
  • Per serving: 239 calories; 11 g fat(2 g sat); 4 g fiber; 29 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 112 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 1073 IU vitamin A; 18 mg vitamin C; 44 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 492 mg sodium; 777 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Folate (28% daily value), Vitamin C (27% dv), Potassium (23% dv), Vitamin A (16% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 fat

Reviews 6

April 06, 2014
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By: EatingWell User
Even healthier with a couple small changes! I used a nonstick pan, lowered the olive oil and took out the potatoes. It then becomes the perfect spring brunch side dish, and it's less than 100 calories per serving!
May 01, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Quick, Easy, and Delicious Veggie Meal The flavor of this dish was incredible! To cut down on cooking time, I microwaved my potatoes about 6 minutes until tender. I also used 1/2 tsp. dried ground sage instead of fresh and that was more than enough. I will most definitely make this again. My husband and I had just the hash for dinner (no egg or toast) and didn't have any leftovers. It was that good! Pros: healthy, quick, tasty Cons: no leftovers for 2 people
April 28, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Potato Asparagus & Mushroom Hash This is my favorite breakfast/brunch dish ever. The egg on top is a must. Easy to make, wonderful combination of favors.
March 18, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Great for a healthy brunch This was a keeper. I volunteered to host a surprise brunch for a friend who is an extreme healthy eater, and this both met his criteria and wowed the other guests. It was full of easy ingredients to find in the spring, was easy to makem other than there being quite a bit of chopping, and very flexible -- next time I may try different veges and different mushrooms. The only last minute part was frying eggs to go on top -- about 5 minutes for 8 people. For the person concerned about the egg, the articls that accompanies it in the magazine shows a picture of it as served by a local farmer's market breakfast, and the description here mentions the egg. To me it's not hash without an egg, and the egg definitely contributed positively to this dish.
March 03, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Good but misleading This looks delicious and I plan to make it soon, however, the picture shows an egg on top of the hash but there is no egg in the ingredient list. I assume then that the calorie and nutrition information does not include the egg. Very misleading and disappointing.
March 03, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Delicious Asparagus and mushrooms were on sale, so I tried it last night with rotisserie chicken and this morning with eggs. It was good both ways. Pros: Cooked up faster than I thought