Mountain Man Breakfast Recipe

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Mountain Man Breakfast

Helen Ottens


This is a staple in any camp, especially with the scouts. It is simple to make and the kids love it. I am not much of an egg eater, but this is one that I can eat and enjoy everytime. It just wouldn't be a camp out without it. (It's good at home too).

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6-10 depending on serving size
10 Min
40 Min


1/2 lb
bacon (or sausage)
2 lb
bag of o’brian hash brown potatoes
½-1 lb
grated cheddar cheese


1The following requires 6-9 coals on the bottom and 12 -15 top coals:
21. Pre-heat 12" Dutch Oven. Slice bacon and brown in the bottom of the DO until bacon starts to crisp up (if using sausage, cook until no longer pink).
32. Stir in the hash brown potatoes and cover; remove cover and stir occasionally to brown and heat potatoes (15-20 minutes).
43. Beat the eggs in a separate container and pour the mixture over the hash browns. Cover and cook until eggs start to set.(10 - 15 minutes)
54. Sprinkle grated cheese over egg mixture, cover and continue heating
until eggs are completely set and cheese is melted. For an additional 3-5 minutes. Cooking times will vary with the weather and your state of awake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #Dutch, #oven