Rice Cooker Bacon, Onion, and Potato Hash

Hash means to chop foods into small pieces. This dish is a great way to use up leftover cooked meat, vegetables, and potatoes.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2


  • 2 potatoes, whole and unpeeled
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 slices bacon, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄8 tsp. ground black pepper


  • Fill the rice cooker pot with water to about the 4-cup mark (or sufficient to immerse the potatoes). Cover the rice cooker and set to Cook.
  • When the water boils, add the potatoes to the water, cover the rice cooker, and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove the potatoes and allow to cool. When cool, peel and cube the potatoes. Set aside.
  • Clean out the rice cooker and wipe dry. Add the oil to the rice cooker, cover, and set to Cook. When the base of the cooker pot gets warm, add the onions and fry about 5 minutes until onions are slightly tender.
  • Add the potato cubes. Continue frying for about 3 minutes, covering rice cooker while cooking.
  • Add bacon, garlic, salt, and pepper and fry for 5 minutes, covering rice cooker while cooking and stirring occasionally, until potatoes are golden and tender.