Hopple Popple

Jamie Burris


This is a recipe that has been altered from one my mom used to make for breakfast when I was growing up.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 to 5 (I double for a family of 7 which consists of teenage boys)
15 Min
30 Min


  • 3
    potatoes, medium, peeled
  • 12
  • 1 small
  • 1/2 lb
    bacon, ham, or sausage
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 c
    margarine or butter if not using bacon drippings

  • ·
    green pepper, tomatoes, mushrooms or any other vegetables you like (cooking ahead w/the meat can also be done unless a crunchier veggie is preferred
  • ·
    shredded cheese (cheddar is always good)

How to Make Hopple Popple


  1. Cut bacon and cook to desired doneness (or cook sausage, or brown diced ham). Remove from pan.
  2. Shredd potatoes and onion and add to pan with bacon drippings (if using) or melt butter/margarine prior to adding potatoes/onion. Flatten and cook until browned. Cut into large pieces to turn and cook other side.
  3. Crack all eggs into large bowl and scramble well while potatoes are cooking. Add salt/pepper.
  4. When potatoes are cooked add meat and if using veggies, add them here, too. Break up potatoes and mix w/veggies. Add eggs and mix well while cooking. More salt/pepper can be added if needed.

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About Hopple Popple

Course/Dish: Eggs

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