Poorman's Breakfast Skillet

1
Rose Daly

By
@shapeweaver

When I was growing up and when we didn't have much money, my Mom would make this for our Breakfast. It was't fancy, but it was good and filled our bellies. To make this even heartier, she would serve this on the side Buttermilk Biscuits and Pepper Gravy.Now this was a meal that would stay with you :)The time for peeling the potatoes is included in the prep time.If you like you can add more meat.The amount of salt and pepper you use is up to you.I had this recipe posted on another site,but I wanted to share it here. Submitted on May 24th,2011.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 c
    peeled,washed,and thinly sliced russet potatoes
  • 1/8 c
    all-vegetable shortening
  • 1/8 c
    thinly sliced sweet onion
  • 1 1/2 oz
    diced spam or diced bolonga (can use more meat if desired )
  • 3
    eggs,well-beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt,or to taste ( may not need any with the spam
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper,or to taste

How to Make Poorman's Breakfast Skillet

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt shortening in a 8 inch cast iron skillet over medium heat.
  2. When shortening is hot,but not smoking add potatoes and onions,sprinkle with desired amount of salt and pepper.
  3. Cover with lid,and cook until potatoes are slightly softened(about 10 minutes ).
  4. Remove lid, add meat then turn mixture over and replace lid and cook until potatoes are almost browned.
  5. Push potatoes to one side,add eggs and scramble eggs until desired doneness is almost reached.
  6. Just before eggs are fully cooked,push potatoes into eggs and finish cooking eggs until done.
    And Enjoy :)

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About Poorman's Breakfast Skillet

Course/Dish: Eggs, Potatoes, Meat Breakfast




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