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Loaded Sweet Potato Hash and Eggs

Want a BETTER Breakfast? Whip up this easy Sweet Potato Hash then load it up with your favorite toppings: avocado, sour cream, cotija cheese, tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro!

Want a BETTER Breakfast? Whip up this easy Eggs and Sweet Potato Hash then load it up with your favorite toppings: avocado, sour cream, cotija cheese, tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro!

For whatever reason, my breakfast game has gone downhill lately.

I used to love making breakfast–even on weekdays! That’s commitment, folks.

On weekends, I rotated mainly between sweet potato power bowls, eggs in purgatory, savory dutch babies, and huevos motulenos.

On weekdays, I’d stick to homemade granola and jazzed up oatmeal.

Lately, it’s been nothing but plain bagels and bowls of honey bunches of oats with almonds. With the exception of the past few weeks, I hadn’t eaten cereal in at least five years.

Maybe it’s the change in seasons, but I’ve been feeling lethargic and lazy in the mornings. It takes all I have to even make a cup of coffee, pour myself a bowl of cereal, and sit down in front of the computer to check my email.

Sometimes it feels amazing to me that I used to get up every morning and commute. To an office. In slacks.

This morning I went to the liquor store at 10am in sweatpants and slippers. I was the best dressed person in the place, but still.

Oh, and in case you were wondering, I was picking up a bottle of potato vodka for the fresh cranberry vodka cocktails I shared last week. Pinky swears.

Right, so I think I need to reclaim my mornings, starting with breakfast.

Want a BETTER Breakfast? Whip up this easy Sweet Potato and Egg Hash then load it up with your favorite toppings: avocado, sour cream, cotija cheese, tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro!

Enter: sweet potato egg hash. I mean, sweet potato and eggs, delicious!

I can hardly think of a time where I would prefer regular potatoes to sweet potatoes, and hash is no exception.

But wait. Isn’t it supposed to be “loaded” hash?

Want a BETTER Breakfast? Whip up this easy Sweet Potatoes and Eggs Hash then load it up with your favorite toppings: avocado, sour cream, cotija cheese, tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro!

Ah, that’s better!

All my favorites are here: cherry tomatoes, pickled jalapeno, sour cream, cotija cheese, avocado, and cilantro.

Save some time with this great 3-in-1 Avocado peeler, slicer and pitter tool.

Basically, you just saute some sweet potato, peppers, and onions until soft, then crack in a few eggs. Pop the sweet potato hash into a hot oven and take it out when the eggs are set. Top as desired.

Want a BETTER Breakfast? Whip up this easy Egg and Sweet Potato Hash then load it up with your favorite toppings: avocado, sour cream, cotija cheese, tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro!

Today I felt like custardy egg yolks. Oh, heck yes.

A few tips:

First, make sure you dice the sweet potatoes to very small pieces. They cook faster this way, and more closely resemble your typical hash.

Second, working one egg at a time, crack an egg into a small bowl then slide it into the pan. It’s heartbreaking when you accidentally break a yolk while cracking an egg directly into the pan.

Third, be sure to prep all of your toppings BEFORE the sweet potato hash goes into the oven. Once those eggs are done you’ll want to toss the toppings on and dig in right away so the eggs are hot.

Want a BETTER Breakfast? Whip up this easy Sweet Potato Eggs Hash then load it up with your favorite toppings: avocado, sour cream, cotija cheese, tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro!

Go forth and breakfast!

Here’s the Recipe!

In a breakfast rut? Whip up this easy Sweet Potato Hash then load it up with your favorite toppings!

Loaded Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs Recipe

Want a BETTER Breakfast? Whip up this easy Sweet Potato Hash then load it up with your favorite toppings: avocado, sour cream, cotija cheese, tomatoes, jalapenos and cilantro!
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: North American
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 879kcal
Author: The Wanderlust Kitchen
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Ingredients

For the Hash
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 4 cups 1/4-inch diced sweet potato
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 eggs
Toppings of Choice
  • Diced avocado
  • Sour cream
  • Cotija cheese
  • Halved cherry tomatoes
  • Pickled jalapeno slices
  • Chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Heat the oil in a 10" cast-iron* skillet over medium heat. Once the oil is shimmering, add the sweet potatoes and spread out into a single layer. Allow to cook until browned on the bottom, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add the onion, bell peppers, salt, and pepper. Continue cooking, turning the contents of the pan as they brown, until the sweet potato is fork-tender (about 8 to 10 minutes).
  • Meanwhile, begin preparing any garnishes or toppings you plan to use (dice the avocado, crumble the cotija, halve the tomatoes, etc.)
  • Once the sweet potatoes are tender, turn off the heat and make four small holes in the hash; crack one egg into each hole and season with salt and pepper. Carefully transfer the skillet to the preheated oven; bake for 5 to 10 minutes, until the eggs are cooked to your liking.
  • Finish preparing any toppings while the hash is in the oven; carefully remove the skillet from the oven once the eggs are done. Garnish with your toppings of choice and serve at once.

NOTES

*Or other oven-safe skillet
Nutrition Facts
Loaded Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs Recipe
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
879
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
41
g
63
%
Saturated Fat
 
8
g
50
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
30
g
Cholesterol
 
378
mg
126
%
Sodium
 
1049
mg
46
%
Carbohydrates
 
110
g
37
%
Fiber
 
23
g
96
%
Sugar
 
36
g
40
%
Protein
 
26
g
52
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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  1. I can’t wait until I try this recipe with my husband, although the very high calories surprised us. Can you please tell me how to make pickled jalapeno slices that you recommended?

    1. Hi Symantha,

      I don’t make my own pickled jalapeno slices, but just pick up a bottle at the grocery store.

      -Linda