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A type of hash made with beetroot.
- ‘Even successful seafood entrées like well-cooked fillets of arctic char and the day-boat cod were served on big, comforting mattresses of red flannel hash and a soupy mix of leeks, mushrooms, and mashed potatoes, respectively.’
- ‘When served in American diners, some have a combination of beetroot and corned beef (called red flannel hash in New England).’
- ‘For the ‘red flannel hash’: Cook each root vegetable separately in salted boiling water until tender.’
- ‘For the red flannel hash, in a large sauté pan, melt the butter over medium heat.’
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