Mmm! Bacon, Egg & Sweet Potato Hash From 'Flip My Food'

by The Z Living Editors
Wake up and smell the sizzling dish that Chef Jeff of Flip My Food whips up for breakfast. Here, he flips a traditional bacon, egg & sweet potato dish into a healthier version by using more collard greens and less potatoes. Try it yourself!

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Chef Jeff's Healthier Bacon, Egg & Sweet Potato Hash

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • ½ cup thick cut pecan wood smoked bacon, small siced
  • ½ cup small diced sweet potato
  • ½ bunch collard greens, cut into strips, stems reserved
  • ½ bunch collard green’s stems, cut into rough small dice
  • 1 tablespoons roasted garlic
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cajun spice

  1. In large heated skillet, bring olive oil and 2 tablespoons to high heat.
  2. Add the bacon, sweet potato, garlic, salt, pepper, cajun spice, and collard stems.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-high.
  4. Once bacon is almost rendered, add chopped collard and 2 tablespoons butter.
  5. Reduce heat to medium.
  6. After collards tender, form three 2 inches in diameter circular “pockets” in pan with spoon.
  7. Crack eggs directly in pockets and cook until over-easy.
  8. Sprinkle grated parmesan and pepper flakes on top.
  9. Serve directly in skillet.
Also on Z Living: A Guilt-Free Pecan Pie Recipe From Chef Jeff​

WATCH on Z Living: Flip My Food, where each week charismatic celebrity chef Jeff Henderson takes on a different city and a different food challenge to transform beloved recipes into healthy new dishes. See a sneak peek here.

Photo: Flip My Food

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