BEEFY SWEET POTATO HASH

23 Jan

Ryan and I were privileged to attend the American Farm Bureau Convention in Atlanta January 8-12. We enjoyed everything except the ice storm! Ryan came home with a bag full of goodies from the trade show. As I was sorting through the treasures, I found this recipe card from the Beef Check-Off booth. It sounds good and looks pretty simple, so I thought I would share it with you. I plan to try it this week.

BEEFY SWEET POTATO HASH
Ingredients:
12ounces cooked beef (such as steak,roast or pot roast)
1 large sweet potato,unpeeled,cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 medium yellow onion,chopped
1 tablespoon taco seasoning mix
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons reduced-fat or regular dairy sour cream
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
Chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions:
1. Combine sweet potatoes,onion and taco seasoning in large skillet over meduium heat. Add water. Cover and cook 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender and water has almost evaporated,stirring once. Stir in oil; continue cooking,uncovered,4-6 minutes or until potatoes are tender and begin to brown,stirring occasionally.
2. Meanwhile,combine sour cream and hot sauce in small bowl. Set aside.

3. Add beef to potato mixture. Continue to cook 5 minutes or until beef is heated through, stirring occasionally,adding 1 to 2 tablespoons water, if needed to avoid sticking.

4. Garnish with cilantro,as desired. Serve with sour cream mixutre.

Makes 4 servings

Cook’s Tip: 1-1/2 teaspoons each cumin and chili powder may be substituted for taco seasoning.

Cook’s Tip: Beefy Sweet Potato Hash can be served by itself or used in one of these delicious breakfast creations.
Tacos: Evenly divide hash mixture into eight warmed 6-7 inch corn tortillas. Garnish with cilantro and serve with sour cream mixture.
Burritos: Evenly divide hash mixture and cilantro, as desired,into four warmed 10 inch flour tortillas; fold burrito-style. Serve with sour cream mixture.
Beef and Egg Sweet Potato Hash: Prepare recipe as directed. Top hash with egg, prepared as desired. Garnish with cilantro and serve with sour cream mixture.

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