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Friday, January 11, 2013

Country Skillet Breakfast - mix it, cook it, serve it, eat it - nothing fancy, just delicious!

Put it in the skillet, mix it up, cook it, serve it, and eat it! Oh yum!
1/4 cup butter
5 medium potatoes, peeled, cooked, chopped, and cooled
1 large yellow onion, diced
6 slices bacon, cut into 1-1/2 inch slices, cooked, and drained
1/2 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper, or to taste
8 - 9 large eggs
2 - 3 tablespoons whipping cream
3/4 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese    
1/4 cup chopped green onions
Melt butter in a 10 or 12-inch iron skillet over medium heat; add potatoes and cook tossing gently until well golden brown and semi-crispy. Add onions to the skillet; cook 2 - 3 minutes (adding more butter if needed); add the bacon; give it a good stir and remove from heat while you get the eggs ready. In a bowl, whisk the eggs with whipping cream; season with salt and black pepper; pour the egg mixture on top of potato mixture, tipping the skillet so egg is distributed to the edges. Return to heat; stir gently until the eggs are set. Sprinkle with the cheese; cover and allow the cheese to melt. Add chopped green onions. Serve at once. NOTE: Add sliced jalapeƱos, mushrooms, or green pepper if you like. You can make it your own to suit your taste.

4 comments:

Acf57 said...

Can't wait to try this. Love your recipes and your blog. Thanks from a Canadian girl who wishes she were southern.

Joy Tilton said...

Yum! We just had this for Saturday morning breakfast, I added jalapenos and it was delicious! Thanks Libby....

Libby Platt said...

This sounds so good can't wait to try. Heading out to camp this weekend! Besides that we share the same first name! Don't meet many Libby's. From one Libby to the next...thanks for the recipe! :-)

Libby Platt said...

This sounds so good can't wait to try. Heading out to camp this weekend! Besides that we share the same first name! Don't meet many Libby's. From one Libby to the next...thanks for the recipe! :-)