A perfectly filling and nutritious breakfast, this Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet with Egg is a satisfying solution to the age-old question: “What should I have for breakfast?”
This skillet hash is a blend of savory flavors and wholesome ingredients. It’s sure to become a new favorite!
Both delicious, nutritious, and paleo, a sweet potato and egg hash fits in one skillet and loads in the benefits from all of the veggies in this recipe.
It’s breakfast time, and there’s a new egg recipe on the table!
This sweet potato breakfast hash is a great solution when you want to switch things up for breakfast. With a cast iron skillet loaded with whole eggs and the sweet-savory flavor of sweet potatoes, this hash can start off a busy week with a filling breakfast. This simple recipe might just make you fall in love with skillet recipes. It’s a great way to have a healthy breakfast and of course, any recipe with easy eggs is the best way to start the day. There’s barely any meal prep to be done: you can just cut up the potatoes, sprinkle eggs with salt, and pepper, and you’ll be done.
Ingredients for a One-Pan Sweet Potato Egg Breakfast Dish
Bacon: This savory ingredient adds a crispy texture and salty flavor to the dish. Use turkey for a healthier option.
Sweet potatoes: These tasty tubers can also be substituted for gold potatoes.
Olive oil: A healthy oil is perfect for preparing sweet potatoes and adds a rich flavor to any dish. Use your favorite brand.
Yellow onion: This is the perfect savory ingredient that adds depth.
Red bell pepper: Adding a sweet and slightly tangy flavor, can also be substituted for an orange bell pepper.
Eggs: Use large-size eggs.
Sea salt: Naturally enhances the flavors of the dish and adds that touch of saltiness!
Watercress: Fresh and slightly bitter, this green gives a pop of color and flavor to the dish.
Find the full printable recipe with specific measurements below.
How to make a Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet with Egg (under 30 Minutes)
Step 1: Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add in the bacon and cook until the edges begin to brown.
Step 2: Add in the olive oil and chopped sweet potato; stir and cook until the potato is tender (7-8 minutes)
Step 3: Add in the onion, bell pepper, and salt. Stir and cook for another 2 minutes.
Step 4: Form 3-4 wells among the ingredients in the skillet. Crack an egg into each well. Cover the skillet with a lid and cook until the egg whites have set, but the yolks are still runny.
Step 5: Add fresh watercress and serve.
- To avoid getting eggshells in the skillet with the eggs, first crack each egg into a small bowl, then pour into the skillet. One egg at a time works best.
- To make this dish extra flavorful, try adding a sprinkle of smoked paprika or a dash of hot sauce.
- When meal prepping, you can make this dish extra filling by adding cooked quinoa or brown rice to your daily portions!
How to store Sweet Potato Skillet Hash
- This skillet hash stores well in a covered container in the refrigerator. It’s good for up to 4 days.
Yes! You can add this dish to your weekly meal planning by making it ahead of time (leaving out the watercress) and then adding in fresh watercress every single day. It’s a great meal solution when you’re counting your macros.
Sweet potatoes are loaded with fiber and vitamins, perfect for starting your day the right way. This sweet potato breakfast skillet can be a great source of energy for your body.
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Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet with Egg (under 30 Minutes)
- 2 slices turkey bacon, chopped
- 1 sweet potato, chopped
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- ½ yellow onion, chopped
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
- 3 large eggs
- ½ tsp sea salt
- Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until edges begin to brown.2 slices turkey bacon,
- Add in olive oil and sweet potato; stir and cook until the potato is tender (7-8 minutes).2 Tbsp olive oil, 1 sweet potato,
- Add in onion, bell pepper, and salt; stir and cook for another 2 minutes.½ yellow onion,, 1 red bell pepper,, ½ tsp sea salt
- Form 3-4 wells. Crack an egg into each well. Cover and cook until the egg whites and is just set but the yolks are still runny.3 large eggs
- Add in fresh watercress and serve.watercress
- Use large eggs.
- Substitute sweet potatoes for gold potatoes.