Budget-Friendly Chicken Sausage Hash

Budget-Friendly Chicken Sausage Hash
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Source: The Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Peter Papoulakos.

Here’s an easy dinner for 4 that costs less than 10 dollars. Save time on this recipe by roasting your sweet potatoes the night before. Then you can just sauté and serve up your hash the next day.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Cook time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 1/2 cups
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 1/2 cups
  • Amount per serving Calories 230

  • Total Fat 8g
    • Saturated Fat 2g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 35mg
  • Sodium 290mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 13g
  • Protein 11g
  • Potassium 930mg
  • Phosphorus 200mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 1 Lean protein, 1 Fat



  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • onion (diced)
  • sliced mushrooms
    1 cup
  • medium red bell pepper (seeded and diced)
  • dried thyme
    1/2 tsp
  • crushed red pepper flakes
    1/4 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • garlic (minced)
    1 clove
  • apple chicken sausage (diced)
    3 links
  • water
    1/4 cup
  • sweet potatoes (roasted whole, peeled and diced)
    1 lbs


  1. Add olive oil and a generous amount of cooking spray to a large sauté pan over medium high heat.

  2. Sauté the onions, mushrooms and red bell pepper for 6-7 minutes or until starting to caramelize.

  3. Add the thyme, crushed red pepper flakes, ground black pepper and garlic. Mix well and sauté 1-2 more minutes.

  4. Stir in the chicken sausage and water and sauté for 3-4 more minutes, scraping the bottom of the pan to mix in any brown bits on the bottom.

  5. Gently stir in diced, cooked sweet potatoes and serve.

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    This was wonderful! Filling and tasty. A quick go to meal.