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 or brunch with a poached egg on top.


★★★★★ 2 votes

4 servings
25 Min
Pan Fry


  • 1 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small
    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


  1. Heat 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.
  2. Reduce 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.
  3. If 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

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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