Trader Joe's Holiday Hash | Source: Shutterstock
Trader Joe's Holiday Hash | Source: Shutterstock

3 Trader Joe’s Holiday Hash Recipes plus a Bonus Sweet Treat from the Grocery Chain

Akhona Zungu
Jan 25, 2024
01:30 P.M.
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In the decades that Trader Joe's has been around, one of the grocery establishment's main priorities is providing value to its customers. Trader Joe's Holiday Hash is just one delicious way they've shown this commitment.

Trader Joe's is a neighborhood grocery chain with hundreds of locations scattered throughout the U.S. If there's one thing this company always satisfies its customers with, it's the food, especially its seasonal selections.

Among these selections is Trader Joe's Holiday Hash, a seasonal side dish comprising a blend of pre-seasoned vegetables, including diced butternut squash, red onions, celery, and sweet potatoes.

These veggies can make a fantastic addition to your meals, but if you need some guidance, here are 3 Trader Joe's Holiday Hash recipes — and a bonus treat from Trader Joe's themselves at the end. Happy cooking!

A woman's hand holding Trader Joe's Holiday Hash | Source: Shutterstock

A woman's hand holding Trader Joe's Holiday Hash | Source: Shutterstock

Trader Joe's Holiday Hash Recipe: Soup


  • 1 container Trader Joe's Holiday Vegetable Hash
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 2 big handfuls of baby kale (or spinach or regular kale, chopped)
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil


  1. Add olive oil to a soup pot over medium heat.
  2. Toss your Trader Joe's Holiday Hash and minced garlic once the oil warms up, then season with salt and pepper. Cook for approximately 3 minutes or until fragrant.
  3. Add your can of chickpeas and broth. Bring the soup to a simmer, then leave it to cook for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Once the vegetables are cooked, add your baby kale. Stir it in and cook until the kale is wilted, then remove from the heat.
  5. Adjust the taste to your liking with seasoning, then enjoy.

Trader Joe's Holiday Hash Recipe: Pasta


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ red onion, diced evenly
  • 1 garlic clove, diced
  • 16 oz sweet Italian loose sausage
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 14.5 oz can petite diced tomatoes
  • 15.5 0z can Cannellini beans
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1tsp garlic pepper
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup ditalini pasta cooked and drained
  • parmesan cheese
  • 1 pack of Trader Joe's Holiday Hash


  1. Sautée your red onion, loose sausage, and garlic in olive oil over medium heat in a stockpot. Cook for about 6-8 minutes until brown.
  2. Once these initial veggies are tender, add your Trader Joe's Holiday Hash and cook until tender.
  3. Add your cans of diced tomatoes and Cannelini beans, cook for a few minutes, then add your chicken or vegetable broth, garlic salt, garlic pepper, basil, parsley, oregano, and crushed red pepper.
  4. Cover your stockpot with a lid and leave to simmer for approximately 30 minutes.
  5. Add your cooked pasta to the pot, cook for a few minutes, and remove it from the heat.
  6. Dish up your Trader Joe's Holiday Hash pasta, garnish it with parmesan cheese, and serve it with crusty bread.

Trader Joe's Holiday Hash Recipe: Cous Cous Style


  • 1 package of Trader Joe's Holiday Vegetable Hash
  • 1 cup pearled couscous
  • ½ cup feta, crumbled
  • olive oil
  • Trader Joe's 21 Seasoning Salute
  • onion powder
  • garlic powder
  • salt and pepper


  1. Spread the Holiday Hash on a baking sheet and season it with salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, 21 Seasoning Salute, and drizzle it with olive oil. Bake over 400 degrees Fahrenheit for about 25 minutes. Ensure you flip the veggies halfway through.
  2. Follow the package instructions to cook your couscous.
  3. Once the veggies and couscous are ready, combine them in one bowl with feta cheese and enjoy.

Bonus! Trader Joe's Apple Sweet Potato Hash

  • 4 Trader Joe's organic sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • ¼ cup Trader Joe's extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon Trader Joe's sea salt
  • 1 pack Trader Joe's uncured apple smoked bacon (or your favorite Trader Joe's bacon), chopped
  • 1 medium Trader Joe's yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 Trader Joe's gala apples or Granny Smith apples, diced
  • ½ bag Trader Joe's organic kale
  • 4 large Trader Joe's eggs
  • ¼ cup Trader Joe's organic maple syrup


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Spread your sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil and salt, then bake for about 20 minutes and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook your bacon. Once it begins to brown and produce fat, add your onions. Cook until the bacon is crisp and the onions appear translucent.
  4. Add your apples and cook for two more minutes. Add your sweet potatoes, then cook until they begin to soften. Then add your kale and cook for another 2 minutes.
  5. Create four spaces in the mixture where you want to add your eggs, then carefully crack each over its designated space.
  6. Place your skillet in the oven and cook until the eggs are ready.
  7. Remove the skillet from the oven, then toss the hash with maple syrup and enjoy.

Now, with three delightful ways to enjoy Trader Joe's Holiday Hash, plus a delicious breakfast recipe, you can't go wrong with these meals. If you want more dishes inspired by Trader Joe's, try these 3 copycat soyaki recipes from their brand.

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