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Sweet Potato Pastrami Hash

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Michelle De La Cerda
Sweet Potato Pastrami Hash ~ Classic hash updated with pastrami, sweet potatoes, and leeks, plus the traditional potatoes and fried eggs.


  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs golden potatoes; cubed
  • 3/4 lb sweet potatoes; peeled and cubed
  • Salt/Pepper; to taste
  • 1 leeks , white and pale-green parts; cleaned, halved, and diced
  • 3 garlic cloves; minced/grated
  • 1 lb pastrami; cubed , sliced, or shredded
  • 6-8 large eggs; cooked any style
  • 1/4 cup diced chives


  1. In a large skillet over medium high heat, add the butter and oil.
  2. Add potatoes and sweet potatoes, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are fork tender, 20-25 minutes.
  4. Add the leeks and garlic, add more salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Gently smash the potatoes.
  6. Add the pastrami, mix in well.
  7. Cook, stirring occasionally, until everything is well combined and the pastrami is warmed through, about 10 minutes.
  8. Cook eggs in a separate pan; any style.
  9. Divide the hash into bowls, top with eggs; sprinkle each portion with freshly diced chives.

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Epicurious