Sweet Potato Hash Browns

  • PrepTime: 5 Mins
  • CookTime: 8 Mins
  • TotalTime: 13 Mins


  1. 2 cups peeled and shredded sweet potato, from 1 medium sweet potato
  2. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided use
  3. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  4. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Gather the ingredients. Kristina Vanni
  2. Using a vegetable peeler, peel the skin off of the sweet potato. Kristina Vanni
  3. Shred the sweet potato by hand using a coarse side of a box grater, or shred in the food processor fitted with the shredding blade. (If using the food processor, the sweet potato might need to be cut into lengthwise pieces to fit in the food processor tube.) Kristina Vanni
  4. In a large bowl, combine the shredded sweet potato with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, the salt and pepper. Kristina Vanni
  5. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Kristina Vanni
  6. Using a 1/3 cup measure to scoop, form patties in the pan. Kristina Vanni
  7. Flatten each patty with a spatula. Kristina Vanni
  8. Cook the patties, turning once until nicely browned on both sides, 6 to 8 minutes total. Repeat with remaining shredded sweet potato mixture, adding additional olive oil to the pan if necessary. Enjoy immediately with your favorite breakfast foods. Kristina Vanni