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Sweet Potato, Ham, and Cheese Skillet - a hearty and delicious breakfast skillet using leftover ham that is sure to bring the family rushing to the kitchen. | RotiNRice.com

Sweet Potato, Ham, and Cheese Skillet

Sweet Potato, Ham, and Cheese Skillet - a hearty and delicious breakfast skillet using leftover ham that is sure to bring the family rushing to the kitchen.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 medium size sweet potato (peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes) (1¼ lbs/570g)
  • 1 onion (peeled and cubed)
  • 1 lb boneless ham, (cut into ½-inch cubes) (450g)
  • 1 green pepper (cubed)
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ¼ tsp ground pepper
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (110g)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Heat a large cast iron skillet on the stove. Add 2 tablespoons canola oil. Pan fry cubed sweet potatoes for about 7 minutes until lightly browned. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add remaining tablespoon canola oil into the same pan. Fry onion and hams for about 5 minutes. Add green peppers and continue to cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Return the fried sweet potatoes to the pan. Add red pepper flakes, pepper, and cinnamon. Give it a good stir to get everything well mixed.
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  • Sprinkle shredded cheese over sweet potatoes and ham. Place into preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes.
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  • Remove and serve immediately.
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