I don’t know about anybody else, but I hate the cold.
With a passion.
So when the weekend rolls around its hard to get me out of my warm bed to head anywhere. A girl’s gotta eat, though, right? I’m not one to forgo yummy breakfasts and brunches just because I don’t want to deal with the hassle of putting on pants. So I started making hash at home for myself and guests when they visit as a yummy and filling option to dining out in the wintertime (who even has going-out money after Christmas anyways?).
The best part about this hash is that its infinitely customizable. Ive traded the bacon for pork sausage and the rosemary for sage with just as tasty results. This dish is intended to be a “clean out the crisper” type dish, that can be added to, subtracted from, and made your own. This goes from the cutting board to the plate in under an hour, all without having to put on pants, or worse, a coat.
3-4 Sweet Potatoes
1 spring Rosemary
1 Yellow onion
4 Strips Bacon
1 tbsp Maple Syrup
Eggs, for Serving
Preheat over to 400F.
Peel and cut sweet potatoes into cubes, and place into bowl. Chop Rosemary and garlic and add then toss with Olive Oil, add salt and pepper, and spread onto a sheetpan. Roast, until tender and golden brown, about 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, cut onion into thin slices. Heat a heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat. Standing over the pan, I like to use kitchen shears to cut my strips of bacon into smaller strips directly over the pan. Thanks mom for the trick!
Cook the bacon until it is almost all the way cooked and some fat has rendered into the pan, 3 minutes. Add the onion and cook with the bacon until the onion is soft and starts to carmelize, 7 minutes or so. The bacon should be crispy but not burnt and the onions should be nice and soft and starting to sweeten. Add the maple syrup and cook another minute or so, then turn off the heat.
Take the potatoes out of the oven and add to the onion bacon mixture in the pan, stirring to combine.
Cook your eggs, make your coffee, or take a quick smoke break. When you are ready to serve, reheat all the ingredients together for about 3 minutes so the flavors can mix, stirring the whole while.
Serve and enjoy the day watching the amazingly–addictive and intense Netflix Drama The Keepers. This post isn’t sponsored or anything, I just saw it recently and thought it was amazing. Weekend plans made.