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Sweet Potato and Kale Eggs

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3-4 Eggs
1 heaping cup, small diced Sweet Potato
1 heaping cup, chopped Kale
1/4 cup, chopped Onion
1 tbsp Oil
1/2 tsp each Salt & Pepper

Sweet Potato and Kale Eggs

Perfect for Sunday Brunch

    • 20 minutes
    • Serves 2
    • Easy


    I love eggs and enjoy them in all variations but nothing beats the beauty of a sunny side up egg and dipping a piece of bread into that yolk…#yolkporn!

    Brunch is a great way to have friends over, eat a lot of food, have some cocktails before noon and enjoying fun conversations together. The easiest way to make a brunch is by throwing everything into one pan, just like this sweet potato and kale eggs dish.



    Sauté Onion and Sweet Potato

    Heat up a large skillet with 1 tbsp of oil (I use olive oil), add the diced onion and sauté on medium for about 1-2 minutes or slightly translucent. Next, add the diced sweet potato and 1/2 teaspoon of salt and a bit of black pepper then cook for about 10 minutes on medium heat until the potatoes are fork tender. Stir occasionally. The cook time will depends on the size f your chopped sweet potatoes.


    Add Kale and Eggs

    Once the sweet potatoes are done, lower your heat to medium-low and add the chopped kale and cook until the kale is wilted. You can cover the skillet to speed things up. Time to add the eggs. With your spatula, create 4 holes in the sweet potato and kale mixture to make room for the eggs. I suggest breaking the egg into a separate bowl first then adding them to the skillet one by one. Next, cover the pan and allow the eggs to cook on medium-low or low heat. Covering the skillet with a lid will cook the eggs evenly on the bottom and top. Cook until the egg white are set. If you prefer a hard yolk, cook a bit longer. Keep your eye on them. This will take anywhere between 5-10 minutes. Cooking time will vary on the skillet you use. With a cast iron skillet, like I am using, the heat is retained and the cooking time is shorter. To check if the eggs are set, give the skillet a gentle shake and see if there is 'jiggle.'

    Lastly, season the eggs with a touch more salt and pepper or red chili flakes if you like a bit of spice and serve!


    Hi guys, so glad you are here! My food blog is about healthy, colorful, and easy recipes. I grew up in Germany and have been in the states for over 12 years now. Currently, I am living in sunny Miami, FL! Please leave me a comment if you have questions or recipe requests and also follow me on Instagram and Twitter via @foodbyjonister. Happy cooking and eating!

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    I love the bright colors of the green and orange around the egg — a great, healthy start to the day and so easy to do. Well done!

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