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AIP Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Louise | November 18
AIP Sweet Potato Hash Browns #aip

Are you looking for a savory breakfast option that’s perfect for fall? Make these AIP sweet potato hash browns.

How to Store Sweet Potatoes

Contrary to popular belief, you do not want to store sweet potatoes in the fridge. In an ideal world, they’ll do best if the temperature is between 55 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit.

Don’t wash the sweet potatoes before storage. This could lead to premature spoiling. Instead, wash them right before you’re ready to use them.

If you really need them to last a while, you can cure them before they reach their final cool destination.

Cure them at around 70 degrees Fahrenheit for about 15 to 20 days. Then you can move them to a cooler temp, ideally in a spot that is dark and humid.

Wrap the potatoes in newspaper or brown paper and place them in a box.

How to Prepare Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are beyond delicious, but I’ve had my fair share of struggles with trying to get them clean enough for my liking.

Even though this particular recipe calls for the potatoes to be peeled, I still want to make sure they’re in good shape.

Remember to be especially careful if you did not buy organic potatoes. You don’t want to be serving up potential chemicals and pesticides.

You can try scrubbing them under cold water with a vegetable brush. Remove any eyes before peeling.

Vinegar is also a helpful tool for washing fruits and vegetables. You can soak your potatoes in water with a splash of white vinegar before rinsing with water.

A clean sponge with a scratchy side is another effective tool you can use to wash sweet potatoes.

When you’re ready to peel, I’ve had a lot of luck with y-peelers. They’re inexpensive and tend to work better than the kind that swivel.

Even More AIP Sweet Potato Recipes

Unfortunately, for you meat and potato lovers, “regular” potatoes are not autoimmune protocol friendly.

White potatoes belong to the nightshade family. Nightshades contain lectins and saponins, which contribute to leaky gut and inflammation.

Sweet potatoes, on the other hand, are totally fine for your AIP diet. Check out this post for 36 amazing AIP recipes containing sweet potatoes.

You’ll find everything from scalloped sweet potatoes to sweet potato burgers to rosemary garlic sweet potato fries.

It’s even more proof that AIP can be enjoyable and delicious!

AIP Sweet Potato Hash Browns #aip

AIP Sweet Potato Hash Browns #aip

AIP Sweet Potato Hash Browns

  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American


Savory breakfast option that’s perfect for fall.



  1. Shred the sweet potatoes in a food processor with the shredding attachment.
  2. Squeeze as much water out of the sweet potatoes as possible.
  3. In a small bowl, toss the shredded sweet potatoes with the salt and arrowroot powder together.
  4. Add coconut oil to a large skillet.  Carefully spread the sweet potato mixture across the skillet so that it forms a thin layer and brown.  Cook for around 10 minutes until softened and browned.


All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.


  • Calories: 273
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Carbohydrates: 37 g
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Protein: 2 g
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