TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 2 tablespoons diced onion
  • 3 medium potatoes, cooked and cubed
  • 6 large eggs, beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 319 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 238mg cholesterol, 292mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein


  1. In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towel to drain. In drippings, saute onion and potatoes until potatoes are browned, about 5 minutes. Pour eggs into skillet; cook and stir gently until eggs are set and cooked to desired doneness. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon; let stand for 2-3 minutes or until cheese melts. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Farmers Breakfast in Country Woman March/April 1995, p38

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