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Recipe of the Day: Mexican Hash

By STL Veg Girl

ST. LOUIS — Ingredients


chili powder



black beans



red bell pepper




pobalno pepper



green onions


  • 2 pounds of potatoes -( I like to use tri-colored or even purple sweet potatoes), cleaned and chopped to 1" pieces, do not peel
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped small
  • 1/2 poblano pepper, chopped small
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped small
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons smoky chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh kale
  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapeno, chopped
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges
  • choice of salsa - optional
  • cilantro + green onions as garnish


Steam the potatoes for 10-15 minutes or until just barely soft. Drain and set aside.

In a separate pre-heated skillet, add the onions and peppers. Continuously stirring and adding a tablespoon of water at a time to de-glaze if the food starts to stick to the pan. When the onions become translucent, add the garlic, chili powder, paprika and cumin powder. Cook for another 46-60 seconds and then add the potatoes.

Cover and allow to cook for 3-4 minutes. Stir and repeat. You're looking to add a little crisp to the outside of the potatoes. Add in the beans, kale and jalapeno. Cover and allow the kale to wilt - about 2-3 minutes.

Transfer to 4 plates or a platter and top with avocado, lime wedges, salsa (if using) and cilantro and green onions. Serve with sour cream.

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