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Apple and Sweet Potato Hash BrownsApple and Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Prepared by: Susan Mills-Gray,
Nutrition Specialist,

University of Missouri Extension

November 17, 2013


Yield: 8 servings



  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 large granny smith apple, peeled and sliced into thin matchsticks
  • cup thinly sliced onion
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes cut into thin matchsticks (about 2 cups)
  • Cinnamon



  • In a large skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat. Add apple and onion and cook until soft (about 4 minutes). Set aside in a covered bowl.

  • Add 1 tablespoon oil to skillet. Spread potatoes in pan in an even layer and press them down lightly with a spatula. Cook until golden brown on the bottom (about 5 minutes).

  • Drizzle with remaining oil and flip potatoes. Cook for about 5 more minutes.

  • Add apple and onion mixture to potatoes and heat through. Sprinkle with cinnamon and add salt and pepper to taste.



Nutrition information per serving

Calories: 89

Total Fat: 3.5g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 27mg

Total Carbohydrate: 14g

Dietary Fiber: 2.5g

Protein: 1g



Source: Women's Health


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