Sweet Potato Hash

Pat Duran


The Black Forest ham in this recipe only enhances the hash slightly and does not take over the sweet potato flavor. Serve alongside chicken or duck or that Thanksgiving turkey.
This is also great served for breakfast of brunch with a poached egg on top.


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 servings
25 Min
Pan Fry


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1 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
1 slice
onion, thinly sliced
2 medium
sweet potatoes,peeled and coarsely grated (raw)
1/4 tsp
1 Tbsp
granulated sugar, optional- helps in browning
1/3 c
finely diced black forest ham
1 tsp
chopped fresh thyme
1 pinch
cinnamon, optional -i love this flavor

How to Make Sweet Potato Hash


  • 1Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet(I spray skillet first then add the oil too.); over medium high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until softened and lightly browned, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • 2Reduce heat to medium and add sweet potatoes,salt, sugar and cinnamon. Cook stirring often,until the potatoes are tender, about 4 or 5 minutes. Stir in ham and thyme; cook stirring until the ham is heated through, about one minute more.
  • 3If serving with egg- poach egg and place on top of hash and season with salt and pepper and serve hot.

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About Sweet Potato Hash

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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