#WakeUpNigeria: A recipe for ‘sweet potato hash and sunny side up’

You must have been thinking about how to get something different and a typical breakfast recipe, we had you in mind as usual. This classic breakfast dish is healthy and rich in carbohydrate and protein. 

Chef Miyonse on #WakeUpNigeria introduced the “Sweet Potato Hash and sunny side up”. He classified it as a “typical breakfast”.

The recipe is not just different, the ingredients are basic, simple and easy to access. While refering to budgeting which was discussed with Habiba Balogun on #WakeUpNigeria (Read here), Miyonse said #1000 naira should get you all the ingredients.


  1. Sweet Potatoes 
  2. Sausages
  3. Green Pepper
  4. Onions
  5. Lettuce
  6. Eggs and
  7. Tomatoes

Below is the procedure:

  • Peel the potatoes and cook for five minutes. According to Chef Miyonse, five minutes is enough because sweet potatoes are tender and don’t take time to cook normally.
  • Cut the green pepper, the sausages.You can also boil the sausages for few minutes.
  • Chop the briefly cooked sweet potatoes and sear it by using little vegetable oil in a frying pan on heat.
  • Add the chopped onions, green pepper, bell pepper and sausage later on. Stir till it becomes crisp and a bit brown.

Then we have the sweet potatoes hash.

To make the sunny side up;

  • Put oil in a pan and make sure it doesn’t get hot; thereby reducing the heat
  • Break the egg into the vegetable oil
  • While it’s cooking, add one or two table spoon of water.
  • Sear the tomatoes that was cut into half till its a bit brown.

Your ‘Sweet Potatoes Hash and sunny side up’ is ready. Sprinkle salt and black pepper on the egg and the tomatoes.

Note: The tomatoes and lettuce are for garnish.

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