German Onion-Potato Scramble

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Here's a Sunday morning breakfast favorite at our house.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 9 slice
    lean bacon, diced
  • 2 medium
    potatoes, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 c
    onions, chopped
  • 4
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    freshly ground pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, snipped
  • 1/3 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded, optional

How to Make German Onion-Potato Scramble


  1. In a 10-inch heavy skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until browned and crisp. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel. Pour off all but 3 tablespoons of bacon drippings.
  2. To the remaining drippings add potatoes and onions. Saute over medium low heat, stirring occasionally, until potatoes and onions are tender. Add more bacon drippings if necessary.
  3. In a small bowl, lightly beat eggs with salt and pepper. Add the parsley and bacon.
  4. Pour over potatoes and onions in skillet. Cover and cook over low heat until eggs are set, for about 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese, if desired.
  6. To serve, turn out onto a large platter and cut into wedges.

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About German Onion-Potato Scramble

Course/Dish: Meat Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: German
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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