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Sweet Potato hash

Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash – A simple breakfast meal made with sweet potatoes, bell peppers, onions, ground chicken, and spices. It looks like a lot of effort, but it’s really easy!
Course Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Sweet potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 328kcal


  • 3 lb sweet potatoes
  • 2 to 4 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 cup bell peppers red, yellow, green
  • 1 Tsp Paprika
  • 1/4 cup green onions optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Ground Chicken

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • black pepper to taste
  • salt to taste to taste


  • Peel and cut the potatoes into fairly equal size—about a half-inch thickness. Rinse, drain, and set aside.
  • Preheat two tablespoons of oil and add onions. Cook till onions become translucent. About 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add the ground chicken and use a wooden spoon to break into smaller pieces. Once well broken, add the salt, cayenne pepper, paprika, black pepper, and a bit of water.
  • Cook on medium-high heat for another 5 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove ground chicken from the pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add another two tablespoons of oil. Add the sweet potatoes and season with salt, black pepper, and paprika skillet.
  • Reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring frequently, about 2 minutes interval until potatoes become tender, about 10 to 12 minutes. You can add an additional 1 to 2 tablespoons of oil, if needed, to prevent the sweet potatoes from burning.
  • Stir in the bell pepper. Cook for another two minutes and stir in the ground chicken.
  • Sprinkle some green onions, parsley or cilantro over it if desired and serve hot.



Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 450mg | Potassium: 1259mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 33577IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 2mg