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Skillet Sweet Potato Hash Recipe

Sweet potatoes are full of vitamin A and dietary fiber. In this recipe, they are cooked with green peppers and onions and seasoned with smoked sweet paprika. This is a great side dish for any meal.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.3g
2%Saturated Fat 0.3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 139mg
Total Carbohydrate 17.4g
Dietary Fiber 2.8g
Sugars 4g
Protein 1.5g
Vitamin C 21%Vitamin A 222%
Iron 3%Calcium 3%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Yield: 6 servings

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ¾ cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 lb. sweet potatoes, chopped small (about 4 cups)
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ tsp smoked sweet paprika
  • ¼ tsp fine ground sea salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ cup finely chopped spinach


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook for 1 minute. Add the bell pepper and cook for 1 more minute.
  2. Stir in the sweet potatoes and cook for 8 to 10 minutes until some edges are browned and the pieces start to become tender. Turn the heat down to medium. Add the water, stir and cook for 7 to 10 minutes until the water has evaporated and the potatoes are tender.
  3. Sprinkle in the paprika, salt, and pepper. Remove from the heat and stir the spinach just before serving.
Lori Rice, M.S., is a nutritional scientist and author with a passion for healthy cooking, exercise physiology, and food photography.
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