Brussels Sprout Hash with Sweet Potato and Bacon

Brussels Sprout Hash with Sweet Potato and Bacon
Brussels sprouts have to be one of my favourite fall green vegetables and I had been meaning to try something new with them, a brussels sprout hash. Hash is a dish that often consists of diced meat, onions and potatoes and it is typically served as a breakfast dish along with eggs. I was thinking that it would be great fun to change things up a bit and do brussels sprouts for breakfast in a 'hash' along with some bacon, onions and sweet potato served with fried eggs! Brussels sprouts can be a little on the bitter side so I went with sweet potatoes for this hash to balance things out and the bacon adds a nice smokiness and saltiness. Hash is super easy to make and it is a one pan dish as you can cook the eggs in the pan in little holes or wells made in the hash and you can transfer the pan to the oven to finish cooking the tops of the eggs.

The brussels sprout hash with sweet potatoes and bacon turned out wonderfully well and I have to say that it is fun to have brussels sprouts for breakfast! I enjoy this brussels sprout hash so much that I have been making different versions of over the last few days and although I prefer it with sweet potatoes it also works with regular potatoes and even without the potatoes!

Brussels Sprout Hash with Sweet Potato and Bacon

Brussels Sprout Hash with Sweet Potato and Bacon
Both kimchi and bacon along with kimchi and sweet potatoes are amazing combinations and I have been meaning to try combining kimchi with brussels sprouts so I figured why not try a brussels sprout, sweet potato, kimchi and bacon hash! I quickly made the new version and I have to say that the spicy kimchi really works well with the brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, and salty bacon!

Brussels Sprout Hash with Sweet Potato and Bacon
Of course I could not leave you without any runny egg yolk shots!

Brussels Sprout Hash with Sweet Potato and Bacon
Brussels Sprout Hash with Sweet Potato and Bacon

Brussels Sprout Hash with Sweet Potato and Bacon

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Servings: 2

Brussels sprout and sweet potato hash with bacon and fried eggs that makes for a tasty fall breakfast or brunch!

  • 4 strips bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 small sweet potato, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 eggs
  1. Cook the bacon in a pan over medium heat and set aside.
  2. Add the onion and sweet potato to the pan and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Add the brussels sprouts, saute until tender, about 5 minutes, let sit until the bottoms start to caramelize, about 5 minutes, mix everything up, let sit for 5 minutes and mix it all up.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Create 4 small wells in the hash, add the eggs and cook until the desired level of done-ness.

Option: Place the pan in the oven to finish cooking the eggs and to ensure that the tops of the eggs cook fully.
Option: Omit the bacon and cook everything in 1 tablespoon oil for a lighter vegetarian version.
Option: Add 1/2 cup coasely chopped kimchi before adding the eggs.
Nutrition Facts: Calories 472, Fat 25g (Saturated 8g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 369mg, Sodium 1069mg, Carbs 31g (Fiber 10g, Sugars 9g), Protein 34g
Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam


Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie said...

Oh goodness I need this for breakfast asap

Heather Christo said...

This is pretty much the perfect breakfast!!!

Julie @ Table for Two said...

I love the colors of this dish! So vibrant and that egg on top..I just wanna pop that yolk! Haha

Aimee @ Simple Bites said...

Love brussels sprouts, too, Kevin and this looks like the perfect breakfast all around.

Marian (Sweetopia) said...

This looks delicious! Love the fried eggs on top!

naomi said...

I want this for breakfast, lunch and dinner!

Bee said...

For hash with kimchi, when do I add it in? Thanks!

Tieghan said...

Picture perfect breakfast for me!! YUM!

Kevin Lynch said...

Bee: Add the kimchi just before dding the eggs and cook for a few minutes. Enjoy!

Tracy H. said...

I've only been lurking on your blog to date, but OMG! I've GOT to try this! This. Looks. FANTASTIC!

Ophélie said...

Nice recipe ! I love sweet potatoes, but not really brussels sprout... this recipe seems to be the good way for it to change :)

Chris @ Shared Appetite said...

This sounds so wonderfully amazing! Pretty much all my favorite foods wrapped up into one seriously good-looking dish. And I totally love the idea of adding kimchi!

marla said...

Love that runny egg! Gotta try this ASAP!

Sarah said...

Just made this for dinner! It was fantastic

Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious said...

I LOVE the addition of the kimchi in here! You are a genius, Kevin.

Nancy Long said...

I've been making a Sweet Potato Chicken Hash that hubby loves - this will be added to the rotation

Em said...

I made this recipe a few months back and LOVED it.
I would love some tips on how to make my over easy egg. I like mine runny, but can't ever seem to get it to the right "doneness".
Thanks in advance!

Kevin Lynch said...

Em: I normally cook my eggs sunny side up and it is just a matter of keeping an eye on them. For over easy I would opt for covering the pan with a see through lid so that the tops steam and cook rather than trying to flip them.

Anonymous said...

Delicious without bacon! What was for dinner today. Will make it at again.

Janet Fazio said...

Looks like a great fall breakfast - or dinner

Chef-ing for 1 said...

So I'm a little late to the game here... made this this AM for a friend and I for breakfast and it was so yummy! Just before adding the eggs I added a couple splashes of apple cider vinegar and then had siracha on the table. So yummy! Thanks for the inspiration!

Derrek said...

I made this and added some Sriracha after serving it up. Unbelievably good with Sriracha!!! Kimchi probably has a similar effect.

Salesha Jordan said...

I made this for my family on and they loved it.

Kevin Lynch said...

Salesha Jordan: I'm glad that you and your family liked it!

stellanne said...

amazing...had brussel sprouts, sun-dried tomatoes and pecans with smoked pork chops...
got leftovers... wondering about breakfast and there you are...
ty.... I've been sharing you all over!!!!the best foodie

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