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Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet Potato Hash

  • Author: Deborah Harroun
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6 side dish servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


The perfect Sweet Potato Hash – sweet potatoes are combined with bacon, onions and sweet red peppers in this easy stovetop side dish.



  • 1/2 pound bacon sliced in 1/2 inch strips
  • 1 1/2 cups diced onion
  • 1 large red pepper diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut in 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the bacon. Cook until crisp. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel lined plate. Discard all but 2 tablespoons of the bacon grease. Return the pan with the 2 tablespoons of grease to the heat.
  2. Add the onion, red pepper, salt and pepper to the skillet. Cook, stirring often, until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes. Add in the potatoes, cover the skillet and cook for 10 minutes, stirring halfway through. Remove the cover and cook an additional 5 minutes, allowing any remaining liquid to evaporate and for the potatoes to get lightly brown. Stir in the thyme and the reserved bacon. Taste and add more salt, if needed.

Recipe Notes:

adapted from Bon Appetit

Keywords: sweet potato hash