Recipes Breakfast Brunch Entrees Breakfast Hash with Fried Eggs and Chive Sour Cream

Breakfast Hash with Fried Eggs and Chive Sour Cream

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4

A hearty hash made from a mixture of Yukon Gold and sweet potatoes is a warming accompaniment for eggs on a chilly morning. In the spring, serve the hash and eggs with a lightly dressed salad of seasonal greens and thinly shaved asparagus for an elegant brunch.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (4 oz./125 g) sour cream
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh chives
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Yukon Gold potato, peeled
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 2 green onions, white and light green portions
  • 5 eggs
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil

Directions:

In a small bowl, stir together the sour cream, chives and 1/2 tsp. pepper. Set aside.

In a food processor, combine the potato, sweet potato, yellow and green onions, 1 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper. Process until finely chopped and combined but not pureed, about 30 seconds. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and stir in 1 of the eggs until well blended.

In a nonstick fry pan over medium-high heat, warm the olive oil. In batches as necessary, add 1/2 cup of the hash mixture to the pan and flatten with a spatula. Cook until the hash is golden-brown on the bottom, 4 to 5 minutes. Flip and cooked until the second side is golden-brown, 4 to 5 minutes more. Keep warm.

Wipe out the pan and reduce the heat to medium. In the same pan, fry the remaining 4 eggs until done to your liking. Season with salt and pepper.

Divide the hash among 4 plates and top each serving with a fried egg. Serve with the chive sour cream alongside.

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