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Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs

  • Author: a Couple Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This healthier sweet potato hash with eggs is perfect for breakfast, brunch or even dinner. Ready in 25 minutes, it’s an easy weeknight meal!


  • 2 medium red potatoes
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 3 green onions
  • 4 eggs
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Olive oil


  1. Peel the red potatoes and sweet potato and chop them into 1/2 inch chunks. Place the potatoes in a pot and cover with water. Bring the water to a boil, then lower it to a simmer and cook about 10 minutes until the potatoes are tender. Drain the potatoes.
  2. Prepare the ingredients and equipment for the poached eggs.
  3. While the potatoes are cooking, dice the red pepper and red onion. Chop the green onion.
  4. When the potatoes are finished boiling, heat about 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet at medium high. Saute the red pepper and red onion for 3 minutes. Add the potatoes spread them into a thin layer. Cook until the potatoes start to brown, about 7 minutes.
  5. Poach the eggs and set aside while the potatoes are browning.
  6. Add the green onion to the potatoes and cook a few minutes more, until the onion is soft and the potatoes start to fall apart. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve topped with a poached egg.


  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: sweet potato hash