Meatless Sausage and Bell Pepper Potato Hash

This 30-minute vegan dinner proves how far meat alternatives have come regarding taste and texture. Use original veggie sausage links or, for a little heat, try a hot Italian version instead.

skillet of Meatless Sausage and Bell Pepper Potato Hash
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
30 mins
6 cups


  • 8 ounce tiny new red potatoes, halved or quartered

  • 8 ounce 1 1/2-inch pieces sweet potatoes

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 14 ounce pkg. plant-based sausage links, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 1 cup yellow bell pepper strips

  • 1 small red onion, cut into thin wedges

  • 4 cup packed fresh spinach

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley and/or 1 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary

  • Salt and black pepper

  • ¼ cup basil pesto


  1. In a covered 10-inch nonstick skillet cook new potatoes and sweet potatoes in a small amount of boiling salted water 6 to 8 minutes or until tender; drain and remove from skillet. Dry skillet.

  2. In same skillet heat oil over medium-high. Add sausage; cook 6 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet.

  3. Add bell pepper and onion to skillet; cook over medium heat 8 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in new potatoes, sweet potatoes, cooked sausage, spinach, tomatoes, and chili powder. Cook until heated through and spinach is wilted. Stir in parsley and/or rosemary, salt, and black pepper. Top servings with pesto.

Put an egg on it!

If you like, top each serving of hash with a fried egg.

Plant-Based Meats

We used vegan Beyond Meat Beyond Sausage in this recipe, which uses pea protein to get a meatlike consistency. The casing (made from seaweed) sizzles when added to a hot pan.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

406 Calories
22g Fat
35g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 406
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 877mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 106.8mg 534%
Calcium 171mg 13%
Iron 5.9mg 33%
Potassium 1063mg 23%
Folate, total 93.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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