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Herbed bean and sweet potato hash

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 10-15 Minutes
Total Time 20-25 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Beans; Sweet Potato
Category Beans & Legumes; Vegetables
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish; Side Dish
Cuisine American
Cook Method Saut�ing
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy; High Fiber; Gluten Free; Vegetarian


  • 1 tablespoon margarine 

  • 4 cups sweet potato, peeled and cubed (1/2 inch)

  • 1 cup red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 cup onion, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves

  • 1 can (15 ounces) dark red kidney beans 

  • 1 can (15 ounces) small red beans 

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 

  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 



  • Add the margarine to a large skillet, and heat over medium heat until the margarine melts. Add the sweet potatoes, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and herbs to the skillet, cover, and cook for 5-8 minutes or until vegetables become tender, stirring occasionally.

  • In a large bowl, mash the beans until they become a coarse consistency. Add the beans to the vegetable mixture, and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes or until the beans become hot.

  • Add salt and pepper to the mixture, and divide the hash into 6 equal portions. Serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 250 cal

  • Total fat: 3g

  • Cholesterol: 5mg

  • Sodium: 711mg

  • Carbohydrate: 48g

  • Dietary fiber: 13g

  • Protein: 7g