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Savory Sweet Potato Hash

reggie1642

"This simple hash works perfectly as a tasty addition to your morning eggs or a wintry side dish with roasted chicken."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 431 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings

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Directions

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  1. Place sweet potato in a microwave-safe bowl; add water and salt. Microwave until partially softened, 2 to 3 minutes; drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion in the hot oil until slightly softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir sweet potato, ham, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and salt into onion; cover skillet with a lid. Cook sweet potato mixture, stirring occasionally, until sweet potatoes are cooked through, about 10 minutes; sprinkle with brown sugar. Cook and stir until brown sugar is dissolved, 1 to 2 more minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If the mixture begins to stick to the skillet, add a few tablespoons of water.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 431 calories; 16.6 g fat; 51.6 g carbohydrates; 19.1 g protein; 40 mg cholesterol; 1167 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I thought this was more sweet than savory, but it was very good nonetheless. I only added a couple of sprinkles of cayenne pepper, and that gave it just the right kick for my taste. I also ser...

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Pretty good, and not unhealthy. I'm sure I'll make it again. I think the next time I'll finish it with a dab of butter. The mouth feel was a little dry.

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I thought this was more sweet than savory, but it was very good nonetheless. I only added a couple of sprinkles of cayenne pepper, and that gave it just the right kick for my taste. I also ser...

This was tasty. I doubled all of the ingredients and served it with eggs and toast as a breakfast dinner for my family.

This was wonderful. I actually used this as a "jumping off" recipe and it turned out very nicely. I added one ingredient, some diced apple. Due to making it for a crowd I increased everything(...

This was fantastic, made no changes hubby loved them. Made them twice first time with the ham. Second time forgot to buy the ham so I fried chopped bacon and it also turned out great.

I make this all the time! Instead of the seasonings described, I use 1/4 tsp each onion powder and garlic powder, makes it savory.

Made this a few weeks ago as a side dish for my family .. It was a HIT !! Will definitely make again. The only change to the recipe was using bacon instead of ham steak

Made it this morning and followed the recipe as is. Everyone loved it except for the cayenne. Next time I will cut it back or out. Also as suggested by another reviewer added an over easy egg on...

quite good, would be great as a main dish with a runny egg on top. Kids liked it

I made this as directed, sort of. I used hot ground sausage instead of ham. I topped it with an over easy egg. The sweet potato and runny egg yolk helped temper the heat of the sausage. It was f...