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Easy Breakfast Skillet with a bright yellow yolked egg and a colourful veggie mix.

Easy Breakfast Skillet Recipe

Easy Breakfast Skillet recipe with crispy tender potatoes, flavourful vegetables, and runny yolked eggs.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast potatoes recipe, breakfast skillet, easy breakfast potatoes, easy potato recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 289 kcal


  • 3/4 lbs Blushing Belle Little Potatoes
  • 3 strips bacon, thinly chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion or 1/2 of a large onion, about 1/2 cup chopped
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper
  • 1/4 tsp kosher or fine sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 medium green onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp grated old cheddar cheese aged cheddar or other preferred cheese, optional


  1. In a medium to large skillet with a lid, crisp bacon over medium-high heat for 5-7 minutes or until crispy and browned. Remove bacon from pan, then carefully remove and discard any remaining fat besides 1 tbsp.

  2. While the bacon is crisping, cut potatoes into quarters, finely chop onion, and chop bell peppers.

  3. Add potatoes and onion to the pan (once bacon and most of the bacon fat have been removed), allow to brown for a moment or 2. Add water and cover pan, cooking for 7-10 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.

  4. Add bell peppers, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 2 minutes. Create 2 spaces for eggs in skillet. Crack eggs and cover, cooking for 4-6 minutes or until eggs are cooked to desired doneness (4 minutes for a soft yolk and 6-7 minutes for a hard yolk).

  5. Top with green onion and cheese (if using).

Nutrition Facts
Easy Breakfast Skillet Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 289 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 546mg24%
Potassium 1029mg29%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1143IU23%
Vitamin C 81mg98%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.