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Root Vegetable Hash

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 20 min.
Yams and sweet potatoes make an excellent base for this colorful and tasty hash.


  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 (10oz.) yam, peeled and 1/2" dice
  • 1/2 (5oz.) sweet potato, peeled and 1/2"dice
  • 2 (5 oz.) parsnips, peeled and 1/2"dice
  • 1 1/3 cups red onions, 1/2" dice
  • 1 cup green bell peppers, 1/2" dice
  • 1 cup olives, wedged
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp thyme, chopped
  • dash cinnamon, ground
  • dash cayenne, ground


  • Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high. Add yams, sweet potatoes and parsnips and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned for 8-9 minutes.
  • Add onions and peppers and continue cooking for 7-8 minutes until vegetables are completely tender. Turn heat to low and season with olives, salt, thyme, cinnamon and cayenne. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 321
  Calories from Fat 129 (40%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(38%)Sodium 900mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 45g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(7%)Protein 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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