Mountain Man Breakfast

Mountain Man Breakfast Recipe

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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

How to Make Mountain Man Breakfast


  • 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.

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About Mountain Man Breakfast

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