I had gotten pork belly as part of the meat package from Full Circle. I had no idea what to do with it. Yes, I'd eaten pork belly at a restaurant but this pork belly looked like bacon. Hey, wait a minute. What if I cooked it with the sweet potatoes, made a hash. Would that be a good breakfast? Hell, yeah.
I like topping things with eggs.
New breakfast achievement unlocked!
Sweet potato hash
2 large sweet potatoes (or yams if that's what you have), cubed
1/2 onion, diced
1 bell pepper, diced
1 pound pork belly (bacon would also work)
3 tbs Emeril's Essence (Old Bay would also work or your own combination of spices)
Heat oven to 375.
Fry pork belly. You need to render the fat here. I fried the pork belly until it was pretty crispy. All that leftover pork belly fat will be mixed with your potatoes later. Save fat, put crispy pork belly aside for now.
Mix sweet potatoes, onion and pepper in large roasting pan. Pour pork belly fat over potatoes/onions/pepper mix. Add seasoning and mix to coat potato/onion/pepper mix. Cook for 40 minutes or until sweet potatoes are soft.
Chopped up pork belly and stir into hash. Cook for another 10 minutes. Plate hash and top with a fried egg.
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