Sweet Potato Hash Browns
Shake up your weekend breakfast with some homemade sweet potato hash browns.
- Serves: 6 persons
- 2cups peeled and shredded sweet potato (from 1 medium sweet potato)
- 2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (divided use)
- ¼teaspoon salt
- ¼teaspoon ground pepper
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Using a vegetable peeler, peel the skin off of the sweet potato.
Step 3Shred the sweet potato by hand using a coarse side of a box grater , or shred in the food processor fitted with the shredding blade. (If using the food processor, the sweet potato might need to be cut into lengthwise pieces to fit in the food processor tube.)
Step 4In a large bowl, combine the shredded sweet potato with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, the salt and pepper.
Step 5Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat.
Step 6Using a 1/3 cup measure to scoop, form patties in the pan.
Step 7Flatten each patty with a spatula.
Step 8Cook the patties, turning once until nicely browned on both sides, 6 to 8 minutes total. Repeat with remaining shredded sweet potato mixture, adding additional olive oil to the pan if necessary. Enjoy immediately with your favorite breakfast foods.