Mouth-friendly recipe: sweet potato hash
Try a new sweet for breakfast — sweet potatoes! Unlike sugary cereals or pastries, sweet potatoes are a healthier alternative that won’t zap your energy before noon. Easy to make in one skillet, this sweet yet savory breakfast hash is chockfull of smile-friendly vitamins and nutrients that satisfy well past breakfast. Now that’s a great start to a great day!
- Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A for healthy gums.
- Eggs are full of protein, which helps regulate blood sugar levels.
- Green onions have antibacterial properties to kill bacteria in the mouth.
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups sweet potatoes, cubed
1 medium red onion, chopped
1 cup turkey bacon, crumbled
½ teaspoon cumin
Salt and pepper, to taste
4 large eggs
1 tablespoon shredded cheddar cheese, for topping
1 tablespoon green onion, for garnish
- Preheat oven to Broil.
- Heat olive oil over medium heat in an ovenproof skillet.
- Add sweet potatoes and onion; cook for 7 minutes.
- Add turkey bacon, cumin, salt, and pepper. Cook for an additional 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Crack the eggs, evenly spaced out, on top of the hash, then place the skillet in the oven and broil until the eggs are cooked as desired.
- Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and garnish with green onions.
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