BreakfastCourseCuisinesMain DishTropical, Caribbean, and HawaiianUnder 30 MinutesVegetarian

Sweet Potato Power Bowl

Stuck in a boring breakfast rut? Take 15 minutes and make this easy Sweet Potato Power Bowl recipe! This winning combination of tender sweet potato, creamy avocado, sweet tomatoes, and perfectly poached egg will keep you full and satisfied until lunch.

Stuck in a boring breakfast rut? Take 15 minutes and make this easy Sweet Potato Power Bowl! This winning combination of tender sweet potato, creamy avocado, sweet tomatoes, and perfectly poached egg will keep you full and satisfied until lunch.

Yep, MORE EGGS.

I told you, I’ve become obsessed. I’m all about breakfasts lately.

I just LOVE starting the morning with a wholesome bowl of goodness to get my day going right.

I recognize that the previous sentence reads like a cereal commercial, but I can’t help myself.

Stuck in a boring breakfast rut? Take 15 minutes and make this easy Sweet Potato Egg Breakfast Bowl recipe! This winning combination of tender sweet potato, creamy avocado, sweet tomatoes, and perfectly poached egg will keep you full and satisfied until lunch.

I can notice a serious difference in my energy and attitude on days when I have an awesome breakfast instead of a sad energy bar or 40 ounces of coffee.

I’ve mostly been rotating back and forth between poached eggs in a spicy tomato sauce (AKA eggs in purgatory AKA shakshuka), and this incredible bowl of sunshine I’ve dubbed the SWEET POTATO POWER BOWL.

Stuck in a boring breakfast rut? Take 15 minutes and make this easy Sweet Potato Egg Bowl recipe! This winning combination of tender sweet potato, creamy avocado, sweet tomatoes, and perfectly poached egg will keep you full and satisfied until lunch.

I like to make the simplest version of this breakfast with just sweet potato, egg, tomato, and avocado, then dress it up using whatever crazy stuff I have lying around.

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

Today it was cilantro, lime, Greek yogurt, and pickled red onion.

Stuck in a boring breakfast rut? Take 15 minutes and make this easy Sweet Potato Avocado Egg Bowl recipe! This winning combination of tender sweet potato, creamy avocado, sweet tomatoes, and perfectly poached egg will keep you full and satisfied until lunch.

Sometimes I add fried plantains, Peruvian aji amarillo sauce, or just a ton of Tabasco.

I have a terrible habit of adding way too much hot sauce to stuff and then pretending like I’m never going to make that mistake again. It’s like a fun game, except it’s not fun.

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Stuck in a boring breakfast rut? Take 15 minutes and make this easy Sweet Potato Power Bowl! This winning combination of tender sweet potato, creamy avocado, sweet tomatoes, and perfectly poached egg will keep you full and satisfied until lunch.

Anyway, just make this sweet potato bowl with egg for breakfast and try to go easy on the hot sauce.

Sweet Potato Power Bowl Recipe

Stuck in a boring breakfast rut? Take 15 minutes and make this easy Sweet Potato Power Bowl recipe! This winning combination of tender sweet potato, creamy avocado, sweet tomatoes, and perfectly poached egg will keep you full and satisfied until lunch.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Caribbean
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Servings: 1
Calories: 1003kcal
Author: The Wanderlust Kitchen
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced sweet potato
  • 1 egg - cracked into a bowl
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 avocado - diced
  • Garnishes: Pickled onion* - chopped cilantro, Greek yogurt, lime wedges

Instructions

  • Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Spray generously with oil and add the sweet potatoes. Saute 3-4 minutes, tossing every 30 seconds or so, until the potatoes are lightly browned. Turn the head down to medium low, add a teaspoon of water, and immediately cover the pan. Let the potatoes cook for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Turn off the heat, re-cover, and let rest.
  • Heat a small non-stick pan over medium heat. Spray generously with oil, then gently add the egg to the pan. Let cook for 2-3 minutes, until the white is set and the yolk is cooked to your liking. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer the sweet potatoes to a bowl, along with the tomatoes and avocado. Slide the egg on top, then garnish with pickled onion, cilantro, and yogurt. Serve with lime wedges for squeezing.

NOTES

*To make pickled onions, just slice up some red onion, put it in a glass container with a secure lid, and add enough white vinegar to submerge all of the onion. Give it a good shake. The onions will be tasty after 5 minutes, but they get better after a day or so in the fridge!
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Power Bowl Recipe
Serving Size
 
1 serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
1003
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
54
g
83
%
Saturated Fat
 
16
g
100
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
33
g
Cholesterol
 
1808
mg
603
%
Sodium
 
766
mg
33
%
Carbohydrates
 
61
g
20
%
Fiber
 
12
g
50
%
Sugar
 
25
g
28
%
Protein
 
67
g
134
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Anetta

Hi, I'm Anetta! Welcome to The Wanderlust Kitchen, where I share recipes and travel stories from all around the world. Here you'll find a world of recipes you can have confidence in. These recipes celebrate authentic food heritage as well as modern techniques and ingredients. I believe that food brings us together as much as it sets us apart. Be brave, try something new!

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  1. Lately it seems sweet potato recipes find me. No complaint here, as I have plenty at home and this bowl looks divine, would be happy to eat one for breakfast, and that beautifully runny egg, yum!