Definition of red flannel hash in US English:

red flannel hash


  • A type of hash made with beets.

    • ‘For the red flannel hash, in a large sauté pan, melt the butter over medium heat.’
    • ‘When served in American diners, some have a combination of beetroot and corned beef (called red flannel hash in New England).’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘For the ‘red flannel hash’: Cook each root vegetable separately in salted boiling water until tender.’