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Cauliflower and Ham Hash

Prep Time15 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time40 mins

This one skillet weeknight meal is sure to be a crowd pleasure. This dish requires just a few simple ingredients and is ready in under 40 minutes.

 3 tbsp (45 mL) extra virgin olive oil, divided
 4 cups (1 L) cauliflower florets (1 head cauliflower)
 ¼ cup (50 mL) finely chopped celery
 ½ cup (125 mL) chopped red pepper
 2 shallots, sliced
 1 garlic clove, minced
 ½ lb (250 g) Ontario black forest ham, torn into pieces
 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika
 Salt and pepper, to taste
 4 eggs
 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh parsley
Steps:
1

Heat 2 tbsp (30 mL) oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the cauliflower, celery, red pepper, shallot, and garlic, and cook until browned, 10 minutes.

2

Add ham, paprika, and season with salt and pepper. Continue to cook for 10-15 minutes more.

3

Divide hash between four plates. Wipe out skillet and heat remaining oil. Crack in 4 eggs and fry until whites are firm and yolk is slightly runny. To serve, top hash with fried egg and fresh parsley.

Cook's Notes:
4

Serves 4

Black forest ham can be substituted for leftover baked ham.