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One Pan Steak Bites & Sweet Potatoes

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This one-pan meal of steak bites and sweet potatoes is nourishing, filling, and delicious! It’s paleo, whole30, and AIP-friendly.


  • 1 1/2 lb sirloin steak
  • 1 tsp sea salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, divided (omit for AIP)
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 3 tbsp ghee, divided (sub avocado oil for AIP)
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped


  1. Cut the steak into bite-sized pieces, removing and gristle and lightly season with salt and pepper.
  2. Prepare the marinade by mixing 2 tbsp of avocado oil, coconut aminos, onion powder and minced garlic. Allow marinating on the counter for 15-20 minutes while you prep the sweet potato.
  3. Scrub the sweet potatoes well and slice into small 1″ cubes.
  4. Heat about 2 tbsp of ghee (or avocado oil) in a pan. Once the pan is hot, add the sweet potatoes. Lightly season and stir for 10-12 minutes or until the sweet potatoes and cooked to liking and lightly crisp. Set aside and lightly clean out the pan.
  5. Using the same skillet, heat 1 tbsp of ghee (or avocado oil) over medium heat. Once the pan is hot, add the steak and cook for 3-5 minutes or until the outside has browned. The internal temperature should be 145 F for medium-rare or 160 F for medium.
  6. Reduce the heat and move the steak to one side of the pan. Add the sweet potato to the other side and lightly reheat for less than a minute.
  7. Top the skillet with parsley and serve fresh.


All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Nutritional estimations do not include optional or alternative ingredients.

  • Prep Time: 25
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: one pot meals
  • Method: stove top
  • Cuisine: Global


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 420
  • Fat: 21.7g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.4g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Protein: 39.4g