Monday, February 11, 2013

Good Morning Sausage Hash




I have seen a lot of recipes for hash and always thought they were interesting. Usually they have meat with a variety of vegetables and usually served with some kind of egg, at least the breakfast ones. I never really thought about making one for my family, until now.

We are trying to eat a little healthier and I thought that a breakfast hash for Sunday morning would be a nice start to the day. Instead of using the pork products that are found in some of the hashes, turkey breakfast sausage was substituted

This is the first time for me to cook with this type of sausage and I was really pleased with the texture and the taste. The only one that said they could tell a difference was Mike, but he didn't mind the change too much.

Added to the sausage was green and red peppers, onion, potatoes, some spinach, and to top it off an egg. I chose a fried egg, while others chose to go with scrambled. It doesn't matter which type of egg you go with you will pleased with this tasty hash, great way to start a healthy day.



Good Morning Sausage Hash
Ingredients:
1 pound turkey breakfast sausage (I used mild)
1/4 cup red peppers
1/4 cup green peppers
2 tablespoons onion
2 cups potatoes cut into small cubes
2 handfuls spinach
Salt and pepper to taste
Directions:
Brown turkey sausage and cook on medium heat until it completely browned, stirring occasionally. While the turkey sausage is cooking chop peppers and onions into small pieces. Peel potatoes and cut into small cubes. Once the sausage is browned remove from pan and set aside. Add about a tablespoon of olive oil and add the peppers, onions, and potatoes cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender, about 15 to 20 minutes, stirring often. Salt and pepper you vegetables to taste as they cook. Once the vegetables are tender return the sausage to the pan along with the spinach; continue to cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes just until the spinach is wilted.






17 comments:

  1. now that would hit the spot!!
    I made spicy sausage and peppers tonight...but the kids said it was too spicy!!

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  2. Perfect breakfast. My kids are coming for the weekend--I think this is on the menu for Saturday morning. I will have to admit I often cook breakfast for dinner. I do love breakfast foods but not at 7:30 when hubby eats. Omelets, french toast, sausage/egg/muffins and breakfast burritos are often served for dinner here!
    Lovely post.

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  3. I love healthy recipes, and this one looks delicious, too boot!

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  4. That looks amazing, especially with the yolk running down, has me ready for some seriously tasty breakfasts tomorrow.

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  5. That is my kind of breakfast! It looks wonderful.

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  6. Could you use sweet potatoes? Oh please say yes and it'll be my dinner manana.

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    1. Yes, you could use sweet potatoes if you like.

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  7. These hash browns look so delicious. I could have them for brunch.

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  8. Wow! it makes me hungry again. Looks so good!

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  9. A hearty and nutritious breakfast is the best! I need to eat more eggs for the breakfast.

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  10. Now this is what I need for my breakfast! Looks so good! YUM! ;)

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  11. I'm coming over for breakfast! ;-) Really nice - love a hearty breakfast like this, although I'd be more inclined to eat it for dinner (breakfast for dinner is one of my favorites). Great combo of flavors here. Thanks so much.

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  12. How absolutely delicious! I never made my own hash before! This would make a great breakfast for dinner!

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  13. Dawn, thanks very much for stopping by and linking in with Food on friday. I am blown away by all the different breakfast dishes - over 170 now!

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