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Spinach and Ham Sweet Potato Hash

Leftover ham recipe and post-Easter brunch idea. Spinach and Ham Sweet Potato Hash topped with pasteurized over-easy eggs, baked in a skillet.

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You look in the fridge and see a large container of leftover bone-in ham plus extra sweet potatoes you tried to fit into the pan, but somehow that five pound bag doesn’t always fit. Naturally you should make Spinach and Ham Sweet Potato Hash. All you need is a few more ingredients, including lots of eggs, for a hearty Easter themed brunch recipe.

Spinach and Ham Sweet Potato Hash recipe - www.platingpixels.com

Ham and eggs are quintessential Easter ingredients, this recipe combines them together into a filling, hearty and unique Easter leftovers brunch recipe.

Spinach and Ham Sweet Potato Hash recipe - www.platingpixels.com

Recipe at-a-glance:

Flavor profiles: Rich, savory and salty
Texture: Soft spinach, tender ham and sweet potatoes, paired with velvety over-easy eggs

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Spinach and Ham Sweet Potato Hash

Spinach and Ham Sweet Potato Hash
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword ham with sweet potatoes, sweet potato hash recipe, sweet potato scramble
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Calories 304kcal
Servings 6
Author: Matt Ivan
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  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons light olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 cups ham, cubed
  • 2 cups packed fresh spinach leaves
  • 6 large eggs
  • Optional garnishes: salsa, sour cream, avocado


  • Preheat oven to 425° F. Peel and cut sweet potatoes into ½-inch cubes. 
  • Heat oil in a skillet to medium-high heat and add potatoes, salt, pepper and cumin. Cook 10-15 minutes, stirring often, until browned and just tender. 
  • Stir in ham pieces and spinach. Cook 3 minutes more until spinach wilts. Remove from heat.
  • Carefully break eggs over top, spaced evenly apart. Place skillet in oven and cook about 10 minutes, until egg whites set. Yolks will be slightly runny, cook more or less depending on how over-easy you prefer eggs.
Nutrition Facts
Spinach and Ham Sweet Potato Hash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 28mg9%
Sodium 803mg35%
Potassium 481mg14%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 13235IU265%
Vitamin C 4.9mg6%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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