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bacon + sweet potato hash

A paleo and Whole30 compliant sweet potato hash
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Paleo Whole30
Servings: 4
Author: the whole smiths


  • 2 large sweet potatoes skinned
  • 6 slices of bacon cut into pieces no-sugar-added if Whole30
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil / ghee / butter / your favorite cooking oil
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1/2 sweet onion diced
  • I tsp cinnamon


  • Grate sweet potatoes using the large portion of your grater or pulse in high powered blender until you get a fine consistency.
  • In a large pan or skillet, cook bacon pieces on medium to medium-high heat until browned and crisp, turning to brown evenly.
  • Remove bacon with slotted spoon or spatula once finished and set aside.
  • Add onions and peppers to bacon grease and cook until soft.
  • Push to side of pan.
  • Add the sweet potatoes and cinnamon to the pan adding a bit more grease if necessary.
  • Give the potatoes a quick mix in order to coat.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Let sit for about 5 minutes without stirring in order to start browning.
  • Continue to cook and occasionally stir until sweet potatoes are tender, roughly 10 minutes.
  • Once the sweet potatoes have become tender and slightly crisp, add the bacon, onions & peppers, combine thoroughly.
  • Meanwhile crack and fry your eggs to your desired consistency.
  • Plate sweet potato hash and top with fried egg and cracked pepper.