Sweet potato hash is a great recipe to have in your repertoire: it’s quick, easy, and nourishing. Hash is basically a stir-fry but with potatoes. For this, I chose bright purple Okinawan sweet potatoes, but you can use whatever you have on hand.
Sweet potato hash is a great breakfast or brunch meal, packed with colorful veggies, savory potatoes, and hearty vegan sausage. It’s a great everything-but-the-kitchen-sink kinda meal, as all the veggies are interchangeable. You can use whatever veggies you need or want here, making it a quick weeknight meal, too.
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Okinawan Sweet Potato Hash
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
~1 pound Okinawan sweet potatoes (about 2 cups cubed)
2 cloves of fresh minced garlic
½ cup chopped red onion
½ cup chopped red or green bell pepper, chopped
1 vegan sausage link or 1 veggie burger, crumbled or chopped
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
1-2 cups fresh chopped greens (kale or spinach)
½-1 teaspoon Bragg’s Liquid Aminos or soy sauce
- Heat 1 Tablespoon of the oil in a skillet, and then add the sweet potato cubes.
- Cook over medium heat until potatoes are just starting to brown, about 5-8 minutes. Add ¼ cup water, stir to combine, and then cover with a lid. Continue cooking for another 5-10 minutes, until potatoes are soft all the way through—check with a fork for doneness. Remove from skillet and set aside.
- Heat the other Tablespoon of oil in a skillet over medium heat (you’ll see in the video I used two skillets, as this recipe is too big for my skillet!). Add onions, garlic, and green peppers. Cook until soft and translucent, about 5-8 minutes. Add the peppers/onions to the potatoes.
- Add sausage and veggie sausage/burger to the skillet, and cook until the sausage/burger is cooked though. Add the sausage/carrot mixture to the potatoes.
- Finally, add kale and cilantro to the potato mixture, and warm until the greens are wilted. Add the Bragg’s or soy sauce, and stir to combine.
- The hash can be eaten as is for an excellent breakfast, brunch, or dinner. Serve with eggs, in a wrap, or in taco shells!