Simply swapping white potatoes for orange ones gives your hash browns a nutrition bonus. Let kids help with the simple steps in bold!


  • 2 medium-sized sweet potatoes, peeled and grated
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • dash of cayenne pepper (optional)


1. Let kids help with the potato peeling and grating.

2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Add cayenne pepper if you like a little spice or add a pinch of any other spices you like.

3. Form the mixture into patties (usually makes 4-6).

4. Heat the oil in a skillet on medium heat.

5. Add patties to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.