Poor Man’s Hash

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


2 servings

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
The only memories I have about this recipe is that everyone who has ever eaten it thinks it's great! The recipe is over 75 years old, and I learned it from my mother. —Dorothy Broyles, Peterstown, West Virginia


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 5 ounces SPAM, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cook and stir for 10-12 minutes or until browned and potatoes are tender.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 465 calories, 27g fat (12g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 1243mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 16g protein.