Brunch, Quick Dinner

Spinach and Roasted Red Pepper Hash

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So I am back to my regular routine of working in the lab.  Which means, I need to start making lunches and dinners ahead of time.  This recipe a healthy take on a classic hash….no potatoes, no oil, no bacon–but packed with flavor ! Here goes !

Ingredients:

1, 16oz bag of frozen chopped spinach

1 jar of roasted red peppers ( choose your own size based on how much peppers your want)

6 eggs

1/2 tsp of nutmeg

1 tsp of crushed red pepper

salt and pepper to taste.

Method:

Preheat oven to 350F

Sauté spinach, sliced peppers and seasonings till everything has wilted.

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Crack the eggs directly into the pan and transfer then pan to the oven.

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Bake for 10-15mins till the eggs set.  This also based on personal preference.  Some people like their yolks runny and some like them set.  So adjust your back time according.

Serve family style–for brunch, lunch or dinner.  Crusty bread and a light fruit salad would complete the meal !

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Sides

Sweet Potato and Apple Hash

A super speedy fall side that graced my brunch table but could easily become a great side for thanksgiving ! Its sweet, tart, hearty and very fall ! Try it and make it your families go to sweet potato dish–it is bound to replaced and mashed or casserole side dish !

Ingredients

  • 8 sweet potatoes, boiled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • Extra-virgin olive oil about 3 Tbsp—you might need more.
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1Tbsp of brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp of rosemary and thyme-dired
  • 3  large onion, cut in 1/2-inch dice
  • 8 Granny Smith apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch      dice
  • Scallions to garnish.

Directions

In two pots, separate the 8 potatoes and boil them till fork tender.

Coat a large saute pan with olive oil. Add  the onions, season with salt, pepper, sugar and herbs and saute until the onions are very soft and aromatic.

Add the apples and saute till soft and tender. Add the sweet potatoes at the very end and saute for a few minutes.  Some of the potatoes may fall apart but fret not, its HASH !

Transfer to a serving platter and garnish with the scallion greens !