German Onion-Potato Scramble

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


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

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15 Min
20 Min
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9 slice
lean bacon, diced
2 medium
potatoes, peeled and finely diced
1 c
onions, chopped
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


  • 1In 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.
  • 2To 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.
  • 3In a small bowl, lightly beat eggs with salt and pepper. Add the parsley and bacon.
  • 4Pour over potatoes and onions in skillet. Cover and cook over low heat until eggs are set, for about 5 to 6 minutes.
  • 5Sprinkle with cheese, if desired.
  • 6To 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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