Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash

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This recipe is a hard one to classify because it can be served for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. It could be breakfast for dinner, lunch for brunch or what ever works for you. The easy ingredients and prep is what makes it even more perfect for you best back pocket “Hey, can you make a meal?” recipe. Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash is a simple but loaded with flavor recipe you will want to file away.

Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash

The fried egg is the real crown jewel of this dish. When you break the runny yolk over the top and get a perfect bite of sweet potato, bell pepper, smoked sausage all drenched a fresh yolk….heaven! I know not everyone like a runny yolk, but if there was ever a time to try it out, this is it! The real trick to enjoying a runny yolk fried egg, is cooking it at a lower temperature than you think and using a lid to help cook the top and bottom equally without having to flip it.

Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash

When it comes to smoked sausage, you can change up the flavors of the meal however you want. I like to use an all beef smoked beef. You can use a turkey smoked sausage or a kielbasa of your choosing. The key is that it needs to be of the fully cooked variety for this particular recipe.

Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash

If you need to stretch or fill out this recipe, I would suggest some toasted and buttered sourdough. It is the perfect crunch to sop up the egg yolk and take delightful bites of the hash.

Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash

Now Let’s Get Cookin’!


Sausage & Sweet Potato Hash

A quick and flavorful hash that is perfect for any meal of the day.
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword bell peppers, fried eggs, hash, smoked sausage, spinach, sweet potato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2 lb Sweet Potatoes peeled and cut to 1-inch cubes
  • 2 lb Smoked Sausage cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepper cut in 1-in pieces
  • 1 Orange Bell Pepper cut in 1-in pieces
  • 1 Red Onion diced
  • 2 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 3 tbsp Avocado Oil
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Thyme
  • 1 tsp Celery Salt
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Ground Mustard
  • 6 Large Eggs


  • Add onion, sweet potato, bell peppers and garlic to bowl. Toss with two tablespoon of oil, celery salt, pepper, paprika and thyme.
  • In a large sauté pan over medium high heat, pan fry the sweet potato mixture, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium, add smoked sausage and cover with lid. Let cook for 10 minutes.
  • In a separate pan over medium heat, add remaining oil. Once hot begin frying eggs to desired level of doneness. Salt and pepper, if desired. (It's best at an over easy or over medium)
  • Add a portion of the hash to shallow bowl. Place a small layer of fresh Spinach over the top. Then gentle place a fried egg on top. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

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  1. tarahlynn – Northern US – Come check us out at - we took the house my mom grew up in, the 100 year old farm my grandparents lived in for over fifty years, and made it a home for us to grow old in! Come see how we did it! :)
    tarahlynn says:

    That looks absolutely divine! I’m featuring you when the next To Grandma’s house we go Wednesday link party starts – thanks for sharing with us!

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