Sweet Potato Hash with Kale and Prosciutto

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

What’s in your go-to breakfast? If sugar-dusted donuts or carb-loaded bagels are your morning staples, it’s time to reconsider your food choices. This Sweet Potato Hash, made with real, wholesome ingredients like baby kale and prosciutto, deserves a spot on your plate. Caramelized onions and shallots, along with a touch of basil, give this dish rich, savory flavor that’s sure to wake you up and keep you going all day long.

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Sweet Potato Hash with Kale and Prosciutto

Serves 2 as main course and 4 as side


1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, diced large
1 shallot, sliced
1 large sweet potato, cubed (about 2 cups)
½ cup water
4 slices prosciutto, diced
4 cups baby kale
¼ tsp. pink salt
1/8 tsp. black pepper
¼ tsp. dried basil


  1. In a 5-quart pan or cast iron skillet over medium heat, add olive oil, onion and shallot. Cook for 10 minutes.
  2. Add cubed sweet potato and water and cook for additional 10 minutes.
  3. When water has been cooked off, add prosciutto, kale and spices. Cook 10 more minutes until sweet potatoes are cooked through.