Roasted Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Recipe by ratherbeswimmin
READY IN: 50mins




  • Position rack in center of oven; preheat to 400°.
  • Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and set aside.
  • Spread the sweet potatoes on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle the dried rosemary over them.
  • Season with salt and pepper, and then toss to coat evenly.
  • Roast until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a knife, about 20 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven when done.
  • While the potatoes are in the oven, cook the bacon in a large, heavy frying pan over med-low heat until crisp.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Remove all but 1 tbsp of the drippings from the frying pan; reserve the remaining drippings.
  • Place the frying pan on medium to med-high heat and add the onion.
  • Cook, stirring often, until lightly browned, about 6 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cook just until fragrant, about 1 minute more.
  • Remove the onion and garlic from the pan; add 1 to 2 tbsp of the reserved bacon drippingsback to the hot frying pan.
  • Add the sweet potatoes and quickly saute until crisp and nicely browned, 2-3 minutes.
  • Return the onion, garlic, and bacon pieces to the frying pan and stir 1 minute more.
  • Season with fresh rosemary, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1 tsp pepper.
  • For a slightly richer taste, toss the mixture with the Parmesan.
  • Serve warm, garnished with fresh rosemary sprigs.