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Sweet potato hash with sausage, topped with a fried egg.

Sweet Potato Hash

This recipe for sweet potato hash is diced potatoes combined with savory sausage and colorful vegetables to make a hearty meal. Add a fried egg on top, and you have breakfast or brunch perfection.
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword sweet potato hash
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 258kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 pound sweet potatoes peeled, cut into 1 inch pieces, and cooked until tender
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 pound breakfast sausage casings removed
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 fried eggs


  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the sausage, and cook for 5-6 minutes or until done, breaking up the sausage with a spatula.
  • Add the onion and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add the red and green bell peppers and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until just tender
  • Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add the sweet potatoes and cook for 5-6 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are lightly browned. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Place the eggs on top of the sweet potato mixture. Sprinkle parsley over the top and serve immediately.


Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 197mg | Sodium: 332mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g