Try This Easy Freezer-Friendly Spicy Hash Any Day! [Recipe]

If you like an easy meal, this freezer-friendly spicy hash is the right choice. You can make them any time, eat them right away, or have them later as if they were fresh. Just because it has the name Spicy Hash, it does not mean it has to just be a breakfast food; this meal is perfect any time!

With This Freezer-Friendly Spicy Hash, You Will Never Be Caught Off Guard Again!

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Gather your ingredients!

For this dish, you will need sweet potatoes, butter, onions, garlic, paprika, thyme, cayenne pepper, chorizo, and spinach. You can still make this meal using different ingredients, some of which could be regular potatoes, like yellow, Yukon, or fingerling, plus olive oil, scallions, powdered garlic, chili powder, oregano, basil, red pepper flakes, sausage, and arugula.

To start, you will want to parboil your sweet potatoes; otherwise, they will be too tough to eat. Allow enough time for them to dry as well, or they may crumble.

You can begin cooking the onions in a frying set, adding the spices and chorizo, cooking for at least five minutes.

Once the time is up, make sure to add the sweet potatoes, and cook for at least 10-15 minutes. This part is key, as you will want to squash the potatoes enough so that the skin crusts back, and you can flip them over and over repeating as you go.

Add the spinach last, as it cooks quickly. If you use arugula, add it right before serving to avoid wrinkling it.

Freezing and Unfreezing the Spicy Hash

You can freeze your Spicy Hash once it is cooled down completely. Do so by placing it flat in a freezer bag. If you have more than one portion, freeze them individually.

If you are ready to use your freezer-friendly Spicy Hash, place it in an oven-ready dish, cover it with tin foil, and heat it in the oven at 385 degrees F for about 20-25 minutes. You can also defrost your hash in the fridge and heat it in the oven when ready to eat.

Serving Suggestions

Consider adding eggs and chopped parsley and serve this as a brunch meal, appetizer, or side dish!

Freezer-Friendly Spicy Hash

Course: Main MealCuisine: Freezer-Friendly


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A delightful combination of chorizo, sweet potato, and paprika, this spicy dish is certainly a true classic!

Prepare 4 servings for now and 4 for the freezer.


  • 4 large sweet potatoes, unpeeled, cut into 1 cm cubes

  • 5 oz (140 g) butter

  • 4 onions, sliced

  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp smoked paprika

  • 2 tbsp dried thyme

  • 1 – 2 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 2 dry-cured chorizo rings, diced

  • 2 handfuls of spinach

  • Salt

  • Pepper


  • Parboil potatoes for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat butter in a large frying pan over medium heat.
  • Once butter is foaming, add onions and a pinch of salt. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic, thyme, paprika, cayenne pepper and the chorizo.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add in the sweet potato and stir well to combine ingredients.
  • Cook for 10-15 minutes.
  • Add in the spinach and cook for another 5 minutes. Stir frequently.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Looking to try another Freezer-Friendly dish? Give these freezer-friendly breakfast beans a go!