Recipes

Chorizo Sweet Potato Hash

Since we did Whole 30 in May 2016, Sweet Potato hash has been implemented into our dinner rotation. Usually we use breakfast sausage for Sweet Potato Hash but we have 30 pounds of Mexican Chorizo sausage, the hubby made from his deer. Having never tried this sausage, I wasn’t sure what to think but this hash was Mexican yum on the tongue. Especially when topped with fresh tomato and avocado, or salsa and hot sauce as the hubby prefers.

To start this tasty one-pot meals, grab a large skillet. The largest one you have to be safe. Brown your sausage. If you don’t have Chorizo, breakfast sausage will do. Just add a teaspoon or two of taco seasoning to add a mexican touch. As it browns, mince your garlic and onion. I use the Tupperware Smart Chopper.

Tupperware Smart Chopper. Save your tears!
Tupperware Smart Chopper. Save your tears!

No, I am not a crazy Tupperware lady, but I do love this thing. And the silly thing is always dirty in my dishwasher when I need it. How dare it? Anyways, if you like tears continue to mince your onion and garlic by hand.

Now that your tears have dried up and you can see again, throw the onion and garlic in with your browning sausage. Peel and slice the sweet potatoes, while stirring the sausage mixture so that it does not burn.

Once the meat is browned add the potatoes. Cover with a lid so eggs-on-hash writefuljourney.comthe potatoes steam. If it begins to stick add a few tablespoons of water and stir often so the potatoes cook evenly.

When the potatoes are soft and are cut easily with your pancake flipper or metal spatula, stir once more. Break a dozen eggs over the top.

As you can see the egg whites start cooking immediately. Cover the hash again to steam cook the eggs. Watch carefully and remove pan from heat when the eggs have reached your desired length of firmness.

Steamed eggs on hash. I added salt and pepper with a touch of parsley. Parsley makes everything fancy!
Steamed eggs on hash. I added salt and pepper with a touch of parsley. Parsley makes everything fancy!

Add toppings of avocado and tomato. Waalaa! Dinner is served.

Chorizo Sweet Potato Hash

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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Credit: W R Buckley

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Chorizo Sausage
  • 1/2 Yellow or White Onion
  • 4-6 Medium Sweet Potatoes
  • 3 cloves minced Garlic (optional)
  • 1 dozen Eggs
  • 3 Tablespoon water
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 or 2 diced avocado
  • 1 large Tomato diced

Directions

  1. Brown sausage in large skillet. Mince garlic and onion. Mix in skillet as sausage continues to brown.
  2. Peel and slice sweet potatoes. Add to sausage mix, once the sausage has been browned. Cover with lid to steam the potatoes. Stirring often.
  3. Add water as the potatoes start to stick. Cut the potatoes with metal or plastic flipper/pancake turner.
  4. When the potatoes soften, stir one more time and crack the eggs. Scatter egg placement on the top of the potato and sausage hash. Cover again to steam eggs to your prefered level of consistancy.
  5. Cut avocados and tomatoes for your topping.
  6. When eggs have steamed to prefered hardness, remove from heat. Salt and Pepper to taste. Add avocados, tomatos, or salsa.
  7. Find the fork. Enjoy!

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