Sweet Potato, Bacon and Apple Hash
  • 2 garnet yams, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • 4 to 6 slices thick cut bacon, cut into lardons
  • 1 onion, cut in 1/2-inch dice
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 4 scallions, white and green parts separated and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup green pumpkin seeds (pepitas), toasted
  1. *Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F
  2. *In a large bowl, add the sweet potatoes, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt, to taste
  3. *Toss to coat and arrange them on a baking sheet
  4. *Roast the sweet potatoes until they are soft but not mushy, about 10 to 15 minutes
  5. *Remove from the oven and reserve
  6. *Coat a large saute pan with olive oil
  7. *Add the bacon and put the pan over medium heat
  8. *When the bacon has started to get crispy and brown, add the onions, season with salt and saute until the onions are very soft and aromatic
  9. *Add the apples and the scallion whites and saute for 3 to 4 minutes
  10. *Stir in the sweet potatoes, and saute until the sweet potatoes are cooked through and starting to become crispy, about 7 to 8 minutes
  11. *Transfer to a serving platter and garnish with the scallion greens and pumpkin seeds