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A delicious Breakfast Skillet recipe that is flavorful, colorful, and delicious. This Breakfast Skillet made with eggs potatoes and bacon comes together in just about 30 minutes

I love the make this cast iron skillet breakfast on the weekends because we celebrate the weekend with a full breakfast. I can use a cast iron pan, but if you do not have one, you can use a traditional skillet.

Easy Breakfast Skillet

Why This Recipe

I love this type of cowboy breakfast skillet because it is hearty and flavorful. and made with potatoes, bacon, cheese, and eggs. These are my favorite breakfast ingredients and they all come together easily with so many great flavors. 

The result is a beautiful and colorful casserole that is full of flavor.I like to add avocados and chopped tomatoes to top it off when serving. 

Now more than ever we are celebrating all the moments of life and why not brunch more often?

 

Cast Iron Breakfast Skillet Recipe

 

Ingredients For Breakfast Skillet

Breakfast Skillet Ingredients

Bacon – I like to use the low-sodium variety but you can use regular or turkey bacon,  
Potatoes – to save tie, refrigerated potatoes or 3-4 cups of frozen hash browns work great. 
Onion – I have tried this with yellow, white, and purple onion – all work great.
Red bell pepper – you can use any color pepper or mini peppers too.
Sausage links – regular or low-sodium both work fabulously.
Eggs – I use large eggs.
Cheese – I love to use Cheddar, but you can use Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack or your favorite cheese.
Easy Cast Iron Breakfast Skillet Recipe

How to Make A Breakfast Skillet

  1. In a large skillet or cast-iron skillet, cook bacon until crispy.
  2. Add potatoes and cook until browned
  3. Add vegetables, if using and cook until tender, about 5 minutes
  4. Stir in sausage and bacon and heat through
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste
  6. Make wells in the pan and carefully break eggs into each well
  7. Cover pan and cook over medium low heat until whites of eggs are set, about 8-10 minutes
  8. Sprinkle with cheese and cook until melted

 

How to make a Cast Iron Breakfast Skillet

 

How to make A Breakfast Skillet

Then add some avocado slice and tomatoes or whatever you like to top off your eggs. 

Cast Iron Breakfast Skillet

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Breakfast Skillet

A delicious Breakfast Skillet recipe that is flavorful, colorful, and delicious. This Breakfast Skillet made with eggs potatoes and bacon comes together in just about 30 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon., breakfast., cheese., eggs, sausage, skillet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 176kcal

Ingredients

  • 4-6 strips bacon cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 bag 20 oz refrigerated potatoes or 3-4 cups frozen hash browns
  • ½ cup sweet onion diced, optional
  • ½ cup red bell pepper diced, optional
  • 8-10 cooked sausage links chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese or your favorite
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large skillet or a cast iron skillet, cook bacon until crispy and remove from pan and place on a paper towel to drain
  • Add potatoes and cook until browned
  • Add vegetables, if using, and cook until tender, about 5 minutes
  • Stir in sausage and bacon and heat through
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Make wells in the pan and carefully break eggs into each well
  • Cover pan and cook over medium low heat until whites of eggs are set, about 8-10 minutes
  • Sprinkle with cheese and cook until melted
  • Serve immediately with toppings of your choice
  • Store leftovers in refrigerator

Nutrition

Serving: 37g | Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 288mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 591IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg

 

Timesaving tips to make this perfect every time

  • When soaking the shrimp in buttermilk, let shrimp set about 3-5 minutes to absorb the buttermilk.
  • Save time by purchasing pre-cleaned and deveined shrimp from the butcher.
  • You can make this shrimp and put it in corn tortillas for a second dinner idea. 

FAQ

What Should I Serve With A Breakfast Skillet?

There are so many possibilities, but my favorites are:

  • Green onions, sliced
  • Tomatoes, sliced
  • Avocado, sliced
  • Jalapenos, seeds removed and sliced
  • Parsley

Can You Freeze the Breakfast Skillet?

 

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Skillet Breakfast Potatoes 

Bacon Hash Browns

Egg Breakfast Sandwich 

Hashbrowns Casserol

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Easy Breakfast Skille

 

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