Sweet Potato & Bacon Hash Recipe - Clean Eating Magazine

Sweet Potato & Bacon Hash with Avocado Crema

Tossed with good-for-you leafy greens and an unexpected kick of rosemary, this satisfying dish takes sweet potato hash to another level.
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Sweet Potato & Bacon Hash with Avocado Crema

Sweet Potato & Bacon Hash with Avocado Crema

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  • 4Servings


  • 4 1-oz slices nitrate-free bacon 2 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes (about 3 cups)
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • ¾ tsp sea salt, divided
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper 
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 2 tsp minced fresh rosemary
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped
  • ¼ cup full-fat sour cream
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice


1. Preheat oven to 400°F. In a large skillet on medium, add bacon and cook until lightly crispy, 8 to 9 minutes. Transfer bacon to a cutting board, reserving fat in skillet. 

2. Increase heat under skillet to medium-high. Add potatoes and shallots; season with two-thirds of each salt and pepper. Stir to coat in fat and cook 10 minutes, until potatoes begin to soften. 

3. Chop bacon into bite-size pieces. To skillet, add bacon, spinach and rosemary and sauté 2 to 3 minutes.

4. Using a spoon, create 8 holes in hash mixture, then crack an egg into each. Transfer to oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until whites are set but yolk are still runny.

5. Meanwhile, in a small food processor, process avocado, sour cream, lime juice and remaining one-third of salt for 1 minute, or until smooth. Drizzle over hash. 

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories: 482
  • Carbohydrate Content: 39 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 390 mg
  • Fat Content: 28 g
  • Fiber Content: 10 g
  • Protein Content: 20 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 9 g
  • Sodium Content: 730 mg
  • Sugar Content: 11 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content: 13 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 4 g