Sweet Potato and Kale Hash

Sweet Potato and Kale Hash



  • 1/4 cup 80/20 olive oil
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 shallots, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • Âœ cup diced, Black Forest ham
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Pinch red pepper flake
  • Kosher/sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 4 cups kale, washed, dried and chopped, coarsely


1. Heat a large skillet or Dutch oven with olive oil and butter, add diced shallots and sauté for 3 minutes.

2. Add red bell pepper and sweet potatoes. Cook 5 minutes.

3. Add diced ham and sauté for 2 minutes.

4. Add all dry seasonings and toast for 2 minutes.

5. Add kale and sauté until wilted. Adjust seasonings, if needed.

6. If sweet potatoes are tender, serve immediately; if not, cook for an additional few minutes.


photo by Teresa B. Day

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