Sweet Potato Hash [AIP, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free]

Frank AIP, Food is Medicine, Paleo, Recipes 4 Comments

bowl of sweet potato hash with text overlay - AIP, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Sweet Potato HashWe found the ancestor to this recipe on the internet years ago.  After we started to dial in our tastes, diet, and budget, we changed it to fit our lifestyle.

The beauty of this meal is that it makes a ton of food for relatively low cost.  The trouble with it – you might end up eating half of it in one sitting because it tastes so good!

In addition to the low cost, it doesn’t take very long to make either.  The trick, with almost any meal, is to measure out and set aside your spices, veggies, meat, and oils prior to commencing the cook-off.

Now that you know that this won’t cost you a fortune, doesn’t take all night to prep, and is Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) compliant, what’s holding you back?!

5 from 1 vote

Sweet Potato Hash [AIP, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free]

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Frank


  • 2 lbs Ground Meat (we use 1/2 turkey and 1/2 pork)
  • 3 lbs Sweet Potatoes - diced
  • 2 Yellow Onions - chopped
  • 2 lbs Zucchini - diced
  • 5 Cloves Garlic - diced or crushed
  • 3 Tbsp Italian Seasoning (use 1 Tbsp in the ground meat during cooking)
  • 1/2 Cup Avocado Oil or Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp Sea Salt (may need more - used to flavor meat and sprinkle over the rest of the trays prior to baking)
  • Black pepper - to taste


  1. Preheat Oven to 400⁰F.

  2. Coat a large skillet with 1 Tbsp of oil.  Combine meat and add to skillet.  Mix in 1 Tbsp of Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and any other spices that you might want to use to flavor the meat (garlic powder, onion powder, chili flake/cayenne for a bit of heat if you are not following the AIP diet).  Let cook for about 10 minutes or until the meat is browned.  Once the meat is cooked, set aside.

  3. Dice the sweet potatoes, zucchini, and onions into approximately ½” cubes or chunks.

  4. Crush/dice the garlic cloves, mix all of the ingredients, and spread out on baking sheets.  We usually end up using 2 large rimmed baking sheets and one smaller one.

  5. Sprinkle the remaining Italian seasoning and salt evenly over the baking sheets. Drizzle the remaining oil over all of the food on the baking sheets so that the larger trays get more, and the smaller trays get less – even distribution is helpful to get a consistent cook.

  6. Mix everything together to ensure even coating of the oil and seasonings.

  7. Put the trays in the oven and cook for a total of 60 minutes, taking the trays out of the oven every 20 minutes to mix everything together.  This is to ensure even cooking of all the veggies and meat.  Once the hour is up, let cool and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*This dish tastes great with your favorite ketchup or hot sauce (AIP dependent of course).  You can also try adding some bacon, peppers, or any other veggies depending on your tastes.  


bowl of sweet potato hash with text overlay - AIP, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Sweet Potato Hash

Comments 4

  1. 5 stars
    Thanks for sharing! I’ve been making a different version of this for awhile using ground pork, sweet potatoes, and apples but never could figure out what spices to add. Looking forward to trying this!

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      Hey Meredith! I am glad that you found the spices useful. I like the idea of the apples too. I think we may have tried something similar. That is the cool thing about this recipe, you can mix and match anything you have on hand and it usually turns out great!

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