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Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash with Sausage Bacon and Eggs

This sweet potato breakfast hash is delicious and filling. And with all the best things about breakfast – potatoes, sausages, bacon and eggs – in one pan, it’s a great way to start your day!

(Prefer a savoury breakfast to a sweet one? You’ll enjoy these cheddar waffles packed with jalapeno. Perfect with fried egg!)

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Let me start with this disclosure: I did not make this sweet potato breakfast hash. Red did.

Those of you who know me and who’ve followed my blog know that I cannot cook (our stove hates me and hot oil scares me) so Red does all the cooking at home.

I will still take credit for the recipe though. I mean, I deserve it!

Have you ever followed around a grumpy cook, constantly asking “what are you doing now?” in the hopes of documenting a recipe?

And then proceeding to take pictures of the food while said cook who you’ve annoyed all morning sits there giving you the evil eye, waiting, hungry and grumpier than ever?

I think not. So say no more. I do what I must to bring you the best, the most delicious recipes. And delicious, this sweet potato breakfast hash is!

Great way to clean out your fridge

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

It’s also a great way to clean out your fridge. If you’ve ever looked in there and thought what the heck are you going to do with that lone sausage, few strips of bacon, half a bell pepper and other things leftover from your other recipes – make a hash!

You just need to have a piece of sweet potato as base, some eggs, and you have yourself a dish that the whole family will enjoy.

Sweet potato breakfast hash

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

You can use a normal potato; we personally just prefer a sweet potato – we find it so much more flavourful and it brings a delightful sweetness to this savoury dish.

You can experiment with the toppings too. No bacon? Add ham. No sausage? Add hotdog (why not? It’s your hash).

Then all you need to do is start cooking your ingredients in the stove and finish it in the oven. For how long depends on how you want your eggs.

Great start to the day

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

This sweet potato breakfast hash is so filling and delicious and takes no time at all (that is, if you don’t have a food blogger hovering over you lol).

It’s also a great alternative to pancakes and other sweet breakfast options…though it goes great with pancakes too if you’re thinking of doing an epic breakfast spread.

So tonight, have a look in your fridge. You may just have a delicious breakfast hash in your future tomorrow!

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash with Sausage, Bacon and Eggs

Author: Jolina
All the best things about breakfast – potatoes, sausages, bacon, eggs – in one pan. This sweet potato breakfast hash is a great way to start your day!
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine North American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 85 kcal


  • 6 pieces breakfast sausage sliced
  • 5 strips bacon sliced
  • 2 pieces shallots sliced
  • 5 pieces garlic cloves minced
  • 1 pieces regular sized sweet potato peeled and diced
  • ¼ cup bell pepper chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 large eggs
  • Chopped cilantro and green onion optional


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a medium sized oven-safe skillet, cook sausages and bacon on medium heat until brown. Remove from pan.
  • Using the same pan, sauté shallots and garlic until translucent.
  • Add sweet potato and cook for 5 minutes. Toss back the sausages and bacon, add the bell pepper, and stir.
  • Add garlic powder, smoked paprika, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Remove from heat and make 4 wells. Gently drop an egg in each well.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes until the eggs are cooked to your liking (15 minutes = hard boiled egg). Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and green onion before serving.


Calories: 85kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 6gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 166mgSodium: 75mgPotassium: 94mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 566IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information are estimates only.

Keyword 1-Pan Recipe, Easy
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Happy cooking and baking!

Did you make sweet potato breakfast hash? How did it go? Tell me about it in the comments section below. I’d love to hear all about it.

Other savoury recipes are here.

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Friday 2nd of April 2021

How many people does this recipe feed?


Monday 5th of April 2021

Hi Coral, this can feed 2-4 adults. It really depends how hungry everyone is that morning :)


Saturday 21st of January 2017

Could this be (before putting the egg in) put into little containers and stored in the freezer/fridge? I think I would be the only one eating this if I made it, and so I'd like to be able to just make some, put most of it away until I'm going to eat more, and then I can take it out, throw in the egg, and bake it. Looks delicious.


Saturday 21st of January 2017

Hi Paige. We haven't actually done that so I can't say for sure. What we usually do is cook it, bake then store the leftovers (with egg and everything) in the fridge. We reheat in the microwave and apart from the egg being more well done, it tastes just as good! Lasts 3 days or so. I think your plan would work too (my only concern is the sweet potato getting too soggy but baking might solve that). Good luck and enjoy!


Saturday 21st of January 2017

This looks so tasty. I made something similar to this. It had sweet potatoes, kale and topped with an egg. So good!


Saturday 21st of January 2017

Kale sounds like a tasty addition!


Friday 20th of January 2017

I feel like you and I are on the same page. It is always my mission to finish off all the fresh food in my fridge before my next sojourn to the market. I make similar breakfasts to yours - lovely by the way - as a good method to get good value for money.


Friday 20th of January 2017

Absolutely! We try to minimize food wastage at home, a little challenging with a food blog but we make it work :)

Elizabeth Sutherland

Wednesday 18th of January 2017

I love me some sweet potatoes! Never imagined mixing ingredients like you have shared. Must give this a try!


Wednesday 18th of January 2017

Hope you like the combo!