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German Farmer’s Breakfast

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4-6 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
This casserole can be quickly prepared for a holiday breakfast or weekend brunch.—Mary Lou Welsh, Hinsdale, Illinois


  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 3 large potatoes, peeled, cooked and cubed
  • 1 small green pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk


  1. In a skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove to paper towel. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings; add potatoes, green pepper, onion, salt and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until the potatoes are golden brown. Stir in cheese and bacon; remove mixture to a bowl and set aside. Beat eggs and milk; pour into the same skillet. Cook and stir gently over medium heat until eggs are completely set, about 3-5 minutes. Add the potato mixture; cook and stir gently until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 390 calories, 21g fat (9g saturated fat), 239mg cholesterol, 302mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 15g protein.

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