Looking for a healthy breakfast recipe? Try adding sweet potatoes to your morning routine! One cup of cooked sweet potato has about 214% of your daily needs for vitamin A (beta carotene). Vitamin A plays a role in promoting healthy vision, immune function, and reproduction. Sweet potatoes are also an excellent source of vitamin C, manganese, copper, fiber, vitamin B6, potassium, and iron. Try our recipe for sweet potato hash below to reap the the health benefits of sweet potatoes.
1 large sweet potato, peeled and finely diced
1 green bell pepper, diced
½ small onion, chopped
1 Tbsp + 1 tsp cooking oil
2 tsp low-sodium taco seasoning
Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
Add sweet potato and cook until softened, about 7 minutes.
Add bell pepper and cook another 2 minutes.
Add taco seasoning and onion, mix well, and cook another 5 minutes, or until vegetables are soft and slightly browned.
Top with a fried egg if desired.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture