Sweet Potato Hash

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This roasted sweet potato hash with onions and herby oregano is an effortless side for all your brunch menus. The sprinkle of tangy feta cheese and spicy black pepper take it to the next level!

Diced and baked sweet potatoes served in a bowl with onions, herbs, and feta cheese.


Why I Love This Sweet Potato Hash Recipe

The sweet potatoes have a naturally buttery interior that make the perfect morning bite.

  • Made in a sheet-pan. There’s very little effort and clean-up involved.
  • Great for brunch. It’s easy to make large amounts for the whole family and pairs well with brunch dishes.
  • Beginner-friendly. Anyone can nail a toss-and-roast recipe like this sweet potato hash.
  • Versatile. Serve it with eggs, pancakes, sausages, bacon, or your favorite breakfast mains.
Labeled ingredients for sweet potato hash.

Recipe Ingredients

Tender sweet potatoes and tangy feta cheese create the perfect flavor balance.

  • Butter – You can use non-stick or cooking spray.
  • Sweet potatoes – Purple sweet potatoes are also okay.
  • Yellow onions – White onions are a good swap.
  • Olive oil – Feel free to use avocado or coconut oil.
  • Salt and pepper – Kosher salt and freshly-cracked black pepper are best.
  • Oregano – Go for dried parsley if you prefer.
  • Feta cheese – Goat cheese works too.

How to Make Sweet Potato Hash with Onions & Feta

Once everything is seasoned, just let it roast until done. Scroll to the bottom of the post for the full recipe card.

  1. Prep the oven. Preheat the oven to 450˚F. Grease the baking pan with butter and set it aside.
  2. Toss everything. Mix the sweet potatoes, onions, and olive oil in a bowl until well combined. Season with salt, pepper, and oregano. Toss again.
  3. Roast it. Spread out the veggie mixture in the baking pan in a single layer. Pop it into the oven for 10 minutes. Stir the veggies and bake for another 10-15 minutes or until fork-tender.
  4. Serve. Remove the pan from the oven. Sprinkle it with feta cheese, serve, and enjoy!

Tips and Variations

  • Add leftovers. Stir in leftover veggies, like these Roasted Potatoes and Carrots during the last 10 minutes in the oven to reduce food waste.
  • Avoid over-crowding. Use a large baking sheet so the veggies have a bit of space between them. This allows the heat to flow through and around them evenly. If they’re piled on top of each other or packed in, some pieces will turn out raw. Bake in batches if your baking sheet isn’t large enough.
  • Mix it in the pan. Reduce clean-up by adding all of the ingredients to the baking pan and gently mixing them there. You don’t necessarily need a bowl for tossing.
  • Add more veggies. Mix 1-2 cups chopped bell peppers, sliced mushrooms, carrots, or parsnips. Bake as usual for a heartier bite.
  • Spice it up. Toss the veggies with 1-2 teaspoons paprika, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper for extra depth.
  • Give it a protein boost. Once ready, mix in 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken, sliced Air Fryer Turkey Breast, or sliced breakfast sausages.
Stirring through cubed sweet potatoes on a baking sheet.

Serving Suggestions

This sweet potato hash is the perfect breakfast or brunch side. Pair it with some fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes and crispy bacon. My Sheet Pan Eggs are other great options. A sunny side-up egg works too. For something a little fancier, go for my Spinach Quiche.

How To Store & Reheat Leftovers

Store leftovers in an airtight container and keep them in the fridge for up to 4 days. To reheat it, microwave it for 30 seconds, stir, and microwave again until warm. If it’s frozen, reheat it in the oven at 350F for 20-25 minutes. I also love keeping some in the freezer for lazy weekends, but freeze it without the feta for up to 3 months. Thaw it overnight in the fridge or reheat it straight from frozen.

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Sweet Potato Hash

This sheet-pan sweet potato hash recipe with tender onions, herby oregano, and creamy feta is the perfect side dish for any brunch menu.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 servings


  • butter for pan
  • 2 sweet potatoes,, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 3 small yellow onions,, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano, or use your favorite dried or fresh herbs
  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese,, or to taste
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  • Preheat oven to 450˚F.
  • Butter a large baking pan or dish and set aside.
  • Add the chopped sweet potatoes, onions, and olive oil in a bowl and mix.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and oregano; mix together and transfer the sweet potato mixture to the prepared baking dish in a single layer.
  • Roast for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking, and cook until the potatoes are fork-tender.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle with feta cheese before serving.


  • Don’t overcrowd: Spread the veggies on a baking sheet for even cooking.
  • Simplify cleanup: Mix the ingredients directly in the baking pan to avoid extra dishes.
  • Boost flavor: Add 1-2 cups of chopped veggies like bell peppers, mushrooms, carrots, or parsnips.
  • More Vegetables: Season the veggies with a mix of paprika, garlic, and onion powders and a hint of cayenne.
  • Protein: Stir in cooked shredded chicken, sliced turkey breast, or breakfast sausages after baking.


Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 323mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 10755IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 1mg

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  1. Laura Dembowski (@piesandplots) says:

    I am 23 and fell in love with sweet potatoes a few years ago. Before that I wouldn’t look at them. Sometimes I feel so much older and other times so much younger. Recently I feel like I’m kind of falling apart, I have a midlife crisis at least once a day, and I eat cake and pie for breakfast. No matter the age, sometimes we’re all alike 🙂

  2. mjskit says:

    Wait until they start calling you “ma’am”. 🙂 Comfort food like can definitely ease the emotional pain of life! I love simple dishes like this and the combination of sweet potatoes and feta is perfect!

  3. Paula @ Vintage Kitchen says:

    I put goat cheese and arugula on everything. Perfect hash with sweet potatoes, and you should eat everything you want straight from the oven, now that you´re a grown up!

  4. Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen says:

    Oh my stars! Kate, this dish looks phenomenally good. YUM. YUM! Yes, Averie recently posted her pizza recipe with similar ingredients…a definite must-make recipe. Now, I’m dying to make this fab side dish of yours! Pinning… xo P.S. I adore Sanford & Son. Great Fred Sanford reference with feigning heart attack and exclamation, “I’m coming Elizabeth!”

  5. Nancy R says:

    Love, love, love this hash Kate. I know what you mean about having feta in just about everything. It’s just our mediterranean way. 🙂

  6. kirsten@FarmFreshFeasts says:

    Not only do I love the look of this recipe, I love all your suggestions for eating it. Now I’m thinking of a focaccia with those ingredients . . .

  7. Laura (Tutti Dolci) says:

    I could eat this entire hash in one sitting – love it!!

  8. Valerie says:

    I know exactly how you feel. What happened to the last 10 years? I know I only just turned 21 about 2 years ago…at least that what it feel like. Time is cruel. 😛

    This sweet potato hash, however, is happy and friendly, and delicious (I’m sure!). Yay for chopping potatoes!!

  9. Ramona says:

    LOL! Mid-life crisis! 🙂 You’re still young… I almost have a decade over you and I’m still wishing I could go back to being 31. 🙂 I can barely remember my 20’s. 🙂 Love that this dish looks rich and decadent… but it’s really pretty healthy. 🙂 Eat ice cream for breakfast…. I say that’s a great way to put a smile on your face early in the morning.

  10. Averie @Averie Cooks says:

    I just posted about sweet potatoes with goat cheese as pizza toppings. And with feta is perfect! Really, there is no way that sweet potatoes could be bad! (and I love that you inserted pics of the recipe inside your Ziplist…something I keep meaning to work on…)