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Root Vegetable Breakfast Hash

Recipe by chef Georges Laurier, reviewed by Anne Kirby, RD.

Root Vegetable Breakfast Hash

Elevate your breakfast with this delicious recipe.


  • 1 cup diced sweet potato 
  • 1 cup diced turnip 
  • 1 cup Brussels sprouts 
  • ½ cup chickpeas (canned without salt or rinsed) 
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil 
  • ¼ tsp ground sage 
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper 
  • ¼ tsp dried thyme 
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 8 eggs 


Preparation: 20 minutes 

Cooking: 30 minutes 

Food Safety Tips:

  • Wash hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Clean all countertops and equipment used for food preparation. 
  • Gently rinse all produce under cool running water. Scrub the turnip and sweet potatoes with a clean vegetable brush under cool running water before peeling and dicing. 
  • Use separate equipment for handling raw food and cooked food. 


  1. Pre-heat: Standard Oven to {400°F/200°C} or Convection Oven to {350°F/180°C} 
  1. Peel and dice sweet potato and turnip. Trim the Brussels sprouts and slice them in half. 
  1. Place sweet potatoes in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and drain water. Add the rest of the vegetables to the pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5-6 minutes. Drain and place in a bowl. 
  1. Add chickpeas, oil, sage, black pepper, thyme and lemon juice. Toss to coat. 
  1. Transfer the the root vegetable mixture to a parchment-lined baking tray and bake for 30 minutes, or until the vegetables begin to caramelize. 
  1. In a non-stick skillet over medium heat, add the eggs and scramble until the eggs are cooked through but still soft. 
  1. Top root vegetable hash with scrambled eggs. Garnish with fresh herbs as desired. Serve immediately. 

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 289 KCal
  • Protein: 16 g
  • Carbohydrates: 26 g
  • Fibre: 5 g
  • Total Fat: 16 g
  • Sodium: 175 mg
  • Phosphorus: 237 mg
  • Potassium: 450 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 4

Serving size: 1/4

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

2 Protein, 1 Starch and 2 Vegetables

What is one exchange?
  • 1 Protein Choice = 1oz of meat or 7g of dietary protein
  • 1 Starch Choice = about 15g of carbohydrates
  • 1 Fruit or Vegetable Choice = ½ cup
  • 1 Milk Choice = ½ cup