Grostl is a traditional potato, bacon and egg dish that comes from the state of Tyrol in Austria. It’s the inspiration for this spicy hash. We don’t include an egg in this recipe, but feel free to top each serving with a poached or fried egg for a more complete breakfast.

Yield: Serves 4.



  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 3 cups cubed peeled red potatoes (1/2 inch)
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed cooked ham (1/2 inch)
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • Sour cream


  1. Heat oil in a large non-stick frypan over medium heat. Add onion and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes. Add paprika, caraway seeds and chili powder; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add potatoes, ham and red pepper. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender and browned, about 15 - 20 minutes. Add green onions, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until heated through, about 2 minutes. Serve with sour cream.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

266 calories, 12.3 g fat, 12.6 g protein, 27.4 g carbohydrate, 4.3 g fibre, 801 mg sodium

*Ingredient not included in nutritional analysis.