Cooking at Home - Sweet Potato Hash with Egg

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Published Saturday, November 10, 2018

Makes:   4 Servings 

Cook time: 1 hour

The unique hash is made with sweet potatoes sauteed with chicken sausage, onion, bell pepper and garlic. Top with a pan-fried egg for a delicious breakfast.


  • 2 large sweet potatoes (cut into cubes, about 4 cups)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 2 chicken sausages
  • 1 small yellow onion (peeled and diced)
  • 1 bell pepper (cored and diced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled and minced)
  • 4 large eggs


  1. Put sweet potatoes and water in a skilletand bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Reduce heat to low and cook about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the water has been absorbed by the sweet potatoes.
  3. Add oil, sausage, onion, bell pepper and garlic to the skillet with the sweet potatoes.  Cook about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onion is lightly browned and the sweet potatoes are tender.
  4. Divide the hash between 4 platesand return the skillet to the stove.
  5. Reheat the skillet over medium high heat and when it is hot, add the remaining 1 teaspoon oil.
  6. Add the eggs, one at a time, and cook about 3-5 minutes until the whites are solid and the yolks begin to thicken but are not hard. Flip the egg and cook for one more minute.
  7. Top sweet potato hash with an egg and serve right away.

Source: USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion 

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 346 

Total Fat 14 g

Saturated Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 252 mg

Sodium 405 mg

Total Carbohydrate 35 g

Dietary Fiber 6 g

Total Sugars 8 g

Added Sugars included 0 g

Protein 20 g

Vitamin D 1 mcg

Calcium 93 mg

Iron 4 mg

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