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Recipe: Sheepherder’s Breakfast

Summary: My sister-in-law always made this delicious breakfast dish when we were camping, it’s a sure hit with the breakfast crowd!

Ingredients

    • 3/4 pound bacon strips, finely chopped
    • 1 medium onion, chopped
    • 1 package (30 ounces) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
    • 8 eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon is crisp. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup drippings in pan.
  2. Stir in hash browns. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 10 minutes or until bottom is golden brown; turn potatoes. With the back of a spoon, make eight evenly spaced wells in the potato mixture. Break one egg into each well. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook, covered, on low for 10 minutes or until eggs are set and potatoes are tender. Sprinkle with cheese; let stand until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 4

Recipe and Photo courtesy of: TasteofHome.com