Bacon Sweet Potato Hash: diced sweet and russet potatoes, crispy bacon and a slight tang from apple cider vinegar. Goes from breakfast to dinner!
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Bacon Sweet Potato Hash

A rustic blend of both sweet and russet potatoes, bell peppers and onions plus crispy bacon and a light toss of apple cider vinegar.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: potato side dishes
Servings: 4
Author: A Gouda Life


  • 1/4 pound thick cut Applewood smoked bacon, chopped into 1" pieces
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 2 medium russet potatoes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium onion, cut in large chunks
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 cup bell pepper, sliced (any color)
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped


  • Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp then remove from the skillet to a paper-towel lined plate. Leave the bacon fat in the skillet. 
  • Add the potatoes, onions and peppers to the skillet, season with salt and pepper and cook over medium-medium/high heat searing fast to brown then reduce the heat, grate in the garlic and cook 10-12 minutes or until the potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Pour in the vinegar and continue cooking until it's absorbed. Taste and adjust salt and pepper as necessary.
  • Return the bacon to hash and add the parsley, combining.