Whether you’re in the midst of Whole 30 or you’re transitioning to a Paleo diet, this delicious sweet potato hash recipe offers a new twist on breakfast. High in protein and fiber, this dish is brimming with chunks of sweet potato, crumbled sausage, onion, spinach and perfectly baked eggs. With a prep time of 30 minutes, you can prepare the hash up to two days in advance. When you’re ready to eat, top with eggs and quickly bake them in the oven. If you’re not feeding a crowd, make a batch of the hash on Sunday and divide it into single servings and enjoy with an egg for easy breakfasts throughout the week.
Whole 30 Sweet Potato Hash Recipe
Makes 1 10-inch skillet, serves 4
Prep time: 7 minutes
Cook time: 23 minutes
1.1 pounds turkey or chicken sausage
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 onion, finely diced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup spinach
2 cups sweet potato, peeled and cut into small cubes
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- Remove the sausages from their casings and cook in olive oil in a cast iron skillet. Use a wooden spoon to break the sausages up into a crumbled texture. Once the meat has cooked, remove it from the skillet and set aside leaving any excess oil in the skillet.
- Add the garlic and diced onion to the skillet, sprinkle with salt and cook for four to five minutes until the onion becomes translucent. Add in the spinach and cook for another minute. Transfer everything to the same bowl as the sausage.
- Place the cubed sweet potatoes in the skillet and sprinkle with the smoked paprika. Cook for approximately seven minutes until the sweet potato has softened and begun to turn golden brown.
- Add the sausage, onion and spinach back into the skillet and stir everything until well combined. Create three to four wells in the mixture and crack an egg into each.
- Place the skillet in the oven and bake for 10-12 minutes depending on how runny you prefer your eggs
- Remove the skillet from the oven and sprinkle with chopped parsley before serving.
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