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Kale, Tempeh and Potato Hash

This colorful mosaic of moist tender paprika smoky veggies hits the hungry spot. And with tempeh, the naturally fermented soy from Indonesia, it’s loaded with vegan protein. Prep all the ingredients beforehand and your kale, tempeh and potato hash cooks in 20 minutes. Eggs optional. Serve this hash for brunch or dinner.

Kale, Tempeh and Potato Hash | Letty's Kitchen

When I was a little girl, hash was what you did with leftovers. St. Patrick’s Day leftovers became corned beef hash. Sunday’s roast beef turned into beef dip sandwiches on Monday, and if there was any left from that, Mom ground it with potatoes and formed the mix into pan-fried hash patties. My brother says, “Mom could stretch food further than a rubber band.”

ingredients for Kale, Tempeh and Potato Hash

Hash is comfort food. Even fancy steakhouses serve hash for brunch–they know what sells.  Treat this kale, potato and tempeh hash as your hash template, subtracting and adding veggies you have on hand. Use up leftovers or make yours from scratch–the homemade hash world is yours, and the options are endless.

Kale, Tempeh and Potato Hash in skillet

There is a guy in Portland Oregon named Clark who’s really into hash. Legal hash. His cookbook, Hashcapades: The Art of the Perfect Hash Adventure, compiles clever recipes for all kinds of hash incarnations, from basic meat and potatoes to all out gourmet. His recipe for red flannel hash, crimson with beets and red cabbage, would be a delicious vegan side dish.  Clark’s hashcapades inspires this healthy vegetarian hash.

Kale, Tempeh and Potato Hash with eggs

Dice and hash it up. Get into the kitchen and make hash!

You might also enjoy these vegan roasted garlic mashed potatoes.

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To jumpstart my hashcapade, Clark sent me his cookbook.  He didn’t pay me to write this post–I just like hash.

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5 comments

  • I can’t remember the last time I made hash. I need to change that. It looks delicious. Reply · 12 May, 2014

    • Letty

      Thanks Barbara! Is rocky road a dessert hash? Reply · 13 May, 2014

  • I do love a good hash! I have to admit, I’m a tempeh virgin. This seems like a safe (and tasty) way to give it a go! Reply · 13 May, 2014

    • Letty

      Let’s cook some tempeh together! Because Tempeh is a fermented soy–many say it is better for us than tofu. Reply · 13 May, 2014

  • […] protein dish for those who don’t want honey baked ham? ? They’ll be delighted with this Potato Hash with Kale and Tempeh. The photos show it with eggs—which are totally […] Reply · 23 March, 2016

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