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Curious Southern Cook on a journey to learn...and to create exceptional dining experiences. I love entertaining and preparing food for loved ones & friends and sharing those experiences with others. My wish is that you will be fed too. Bon Appetite!

Friday, March 29, 2013

Sweet Potato Hash

It's Good Friday morning, out of bed at 6 (yes I know)... and after being up for awhile checking email and news, I wanted something substantial, but healthy for breakfast.  Except for grocery shopping late last week for a dinner party... it had been a bit since I had shopped, so ingredient options were limited.  Luckily it all came together. 
By starting the sweet potatoes in the microwave, the time from idea... to on the plate was just about 20 minutes and my sweetie loved it too. 
Sweet Potato Hash – Yield 4 servings


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into ½ inch cubes 
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 large onion, chopped medium
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon hot sauce (I use Tabasco)
  • 4 raw eggs (Optional)


Start sweet potatoes in the microwave in a covered dish with the water for 5 minutes on high.
Meanwhile, heat pan on medium, add olive oil and onions.  Sauté while stirring for 3 minutes. 
Add garlic and continue sautéing for 2 minutes or until onions begin to caramelize. 
Add sweet potatoes, salt, pepper, smoked paprika and hot sauce… continuing to cook and stir for 5 minutes.
Check for seasoning and add additional salt, pepper, paprika or hot sauce if desired.

Optional: If desired make 4 wells into the hash add a raw egg into each, cover and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes, or until desired doneness.

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