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Sweet Potato Hash

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Perfect for a cold winter morning

When the cold weather hits, I get a comfort food craving for sweet potatoes. This sweet potato hash is a great vegan breakfast recipe to start the day with there's snow on the ground and a frigid nip in the air.

Perfect for a cold winter morning

Sweet Potato Hash

Serves 6


    • 1-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, diced into bite-sized cubes
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 jalapeno, seeded, minced
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes packed in olive oil, drained
    • 6 green onions, sliced (green and white parts)
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
    • 2 tablespoons minced cilantro
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan over high heat and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 8 minutes or until just tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add jalapeno and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add tomatoes, green onions, and lemon zest and cook, stirring often, for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add sweet potatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are lightly browned.
  4. Scatter with cilantro and season with salt and pepper. Give a quick stir then serve.

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