Delicious Sweet Potato Hash browns & toppings

Got some left over veggies and meat? Why not love food and hate waste by trying this delicious recipe? Its a great low fat option with plenty of nutrition and protein!

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 15 mins

Difficulty: Easy

Price: £

Serving Size: Two people.


For the hash browns –

  • 6 medium sweet potatoes chopped into squares
  • Half a brown onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (finely chopped)

Toppings –

Whatever you have left over in your fridge and cupboards. I used…

  • 3 diced turkey breasts
  • Chopped lettuce
  • 2 spring onions
  • 4 handfuls of spinach
  • 1 finely chopped carrot
  • 1 poached egg
  • Other things you might have left: mushrooms, red onion, chicken, bacon, green beans, any seasonal veggies.


  1. Microwave the chopped sweet potato for 10 minutes to soften.
  2. Meanwhile warm your chosen fat in frying pan number 1 and cook the diced turkey.
  3. When the sweet potato is soft enough mash it. Then add the chopped garlic and onion.
  4. Make the mash into squares and place in frying pan number 2. Keeping check when one side is browning and then flip them over.
  5. Once the turkey is sealed add the lettuce, spring onions, carrot and spinach.
  6. If wanting to add an egg… boil a pan of water. Crack egg into a bowl and pour gently into boiling water for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Place the hash browns on your plate and top with meat, veggies and egg.
  8. And you’re done. Get stuck in and enjoy!

A great way to love eating delicious food, hate waste and eat for less!

To make this recipe sustainable you can buy your vegetables and meat from your local farm shop or grocery! It helps support local farmers and the environment by reducing those food miles.

You could even try making a veggie version to reduce your meat intake or growing your own seasonal veg toppings!

Top tip: you could use Fair Trade fat instead of other oils.


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