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Sweet Potato Hash


Sweet Potato Hash

What’s that? You don’t have time to make breakfast ever? Me either. I’m the QUEEN of running out the door and eating dry brown rice cakes while simultaneously trying to answer work emails on my morning commute. All. While. Driving. I know, I know…you would think after two cell phone tickets I’d get the point. But I haven’t and I might need an intervention.

But this sweet potato hash. Wowza, where to begin. It’s delicious? It’s delicious AND healthy? Let’s just say I don’t feel guilty whatsoever after consuming a heaping plate. It’s also great for you paleo lovers out there (I know you all live off of sweet potatoes)!!Sweet Potato Hash

I have to make this for dinner because as I mentioned above I have 0 time in the morning. I’m lucky if I get out the door with mascara on because application usually happens in the bathroom at work. But I have an hour commute. So can you blame me?

ENOUGH ABOUT MY COMMUTE. This recipe is super versatile. You can really toss in whatever fresh veggies you picked up at the Farmer’s Market recently. In this recipe, it just so happens to be brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes red onion, garlic, and bacon. Can we talk about bacon for a minute? I realize it’s trendy right now. But honestly I didn’t really fall in love with it’s versatility until this year. It seriously makes any dish delish…but you already know that!

Sweet Potato Hash

I even might suggest cooking this up the night before and then reheating it in the morning for a quick{ish} breakfast. Just toss a fried or poached egg on top and voila! Doesn’t prepping things the night before make you feel organized? Yeah, I need to do that more often.

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Sweet Potato Hash
Recipe type: Breakfast or Dinner
This recipe was adapted from the How Sweet Eats Blog
  • 4 slices farm raised bacon, chopped
  • ¼ red onion, diced
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 10 brussels sprouts, stems removed and sliced
  • 1 egg per person
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • salt + pepper to taste
  1. Heat a heavy bottom pan over medium. Cook the bacon until desired crispiness.
  2. Remove bacon with a slotted spoon and set on a paper towel. Cook onion in the bacon fat for 3 minutes or until translucent. Add the sweet potato and garlic and cook until sweet potatoes are soft, about 10 minutes.
  3. Toss in brussel sprouts and cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Put the pot on low and cook a fried or poached egg for each person.
  4. Salt and pepper the veggie mixture to taste and stir in red pepper flakes.
  5. Divide among bowls and top with egg.

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  • Alison's Wonderland Recipes April 11, 2014, 3:20 pm

    UPDATE: I’ve made this recipe twice now, and it was delicious both times! It’s surprisingly versatile. The first time I made it, I swapped broccoli for brussel sprouts and added some cheese on top. The second time, I used hard-boiled eggs and snap peas. This is a great catch-all for whatever you have in your fridge! :)

  • alisonswonderlandrecipes March 3, 2014, 6:29 pm

    So excited to to try this recipe! It looks delicious!

  • Jordan Winn August 21, 2013, 3:37 pm

    Made this last nite with a few changes. Used 1 whole yellow onion, doubled the brussel sprouts and garlic, added maybe 1Tbls of brown sugar (must have) and then pan fried 4 apple chicken sausages (sliced into 1″ slices). Holy cow!! This was awesome. Really healthy breakfast which a great carb count to start the day off especially for weight loss. Awesome recipe, I will definitely be mixing this into my breakfasts each week for awhile. Thanks for sharing!!

  • admin April 22, 2013, 10:20 am

    Yay! I’m so glad you liked it =)

  • sts April 21, 2013, 2:50 pm

    Made this last night and it was absolutely delicious and easy to make! Thank you for this great recipe!

  • Ngoc February 8, 2013, 6:04 pm

    This looks awesome! Cooking the night before is dangerous, sometimes, it becomes a late night snack.

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