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Sweet Potato Hash with Black Forest Ham

December 2005/January 2006

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Flavorful Black Forest ham subtly enriches the hash without taking over. Serve this alongside chicken or duck, or set a poached egg on top for a light meal on its own.



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Sweet Potato Hash with Black Forest Ham

Makes: 4 servings, about 1/2 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, (about 2 medium), peeled and coarsely grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup finely diced Black Forest ham, (2 ounces)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until softened and lightly browned, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and add sweet potatoes and salt. Cook, stirring often, until the potatoes are tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in ham and thyme; cook, stirring, until the ham is heated through, about 1 minute more.

Nutrition

Per serving: 132 calories; 4 g fat (1 g sat, 3 g mono); 11 mg cholesterol; 18 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 6 g protein; 2 g fiber; 258 mg sodium; 230 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (280% daily value), Vitamin C (20% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 high-fat meat


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Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
30 minutes or less
Servings
4
Main Ingredient
Pork
Preparation/ Technique
Saute
Meal/Course
Brunch
Dinner

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Fall
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