i love brunch

Like most of you, I live for the weekends. Even though I’ve worked the past two weekends at events on Saturday night, I still have the days to do whatever I want (including homework)! Luckily, I’m sneaking home for a few hours tomorrow to go relax, so today’s homework day. But I still need my fuel for the day and I love brunch on the weekends. Brunch’s a little more indulgent and you can play around with all kinds of pancake, waffle, and egg recipes.

I always have eggs and when I saw Meghann’s sweet potato hash browns, I knew I wanted to make my version today. So I did.

Sweet Potato Hash (serves 2-4)

1 sweet potato

1/4 red pepper, small diced

1/4 onion, sliced

salt, pepper, 2 teaspoons of dijon mustard

Directions

1. Peel and dice the sweet potato.

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2. Over low heat, add 2-3 teaspoons of olive oil, the sweet potato, onion and pepper. Toss around so everything’s covered with the oil. Season with salt and pepper and cover with a lid to let the veggies soften.

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3. Once the veggies are soft (about 5-10 minutes), uncover and raise the heat to medium. With a spatula, press o the potatoes to brown, flip and press again until their browned on most sides.

4. Add the dijon if using and toss.

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5. Serve! For mine today, I added some swiss chard, roasted parsnip and roasted butternut squash that I add in my refrigerator with half of the hash browns and then topped with a fried egg.

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If you have veggies in the fridge to use up, use them. You could also add ham or bacon to the potatoes too which would be very good… mmmm…. maybe tomorrow.

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YUM! and I even have left overs for tomorrow! Or maybe waffles will be on the menu….

Back to work! Have a good Saturday! 🙂

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