Friday, March 6, 2009

Healthy Recipe Friday - Sweet Potato Hash

Now, I know most will think.. Sweet Potato.. I don't like Sweet Potato.. but I have to tell you, you will love this recipe. It's one of my favorites to fix and goes so well as a side serving with fish. I received this recipe by signing up for Vegetarian Times. A wonderful site for those who are vegetarians or those just looking for healthy vegetable recipes.
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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Hash.
2 tsp. vegetable oil
2 medium onions, chopped
1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch dice
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
4 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup frozen corn
15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed


1- In large heavy skillet, preferably cast-iron, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring often, until softened, about 5 minutes.

2- Add sweet potato and cook, stirring often, until beginning to brown in spots, about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic, jalapeno, cumin and salt and cook, stirring often, 30 seconds. Add 3/4 cup water and cook, stirring to scrape any browned bits from bottom of pan, until potatoes are tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in corn and beans and cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Season with freshly ground pepper to taste and serve hot.

Until next time,
we hope you enjoy this recipe

Patty Dooley

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