Breakfast Potatoes and Eggs
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If anyone asked me what my perfect breakfast is - this is it. Fried potatoes, onions, peppers, cheddar cheese and eggs.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 piece of red capsicum (bell pepper) chopped
  • 1 piece of green capsicum (bell pepper) chopped
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • salt and pepper
  1. Wash potatoes and microwave for 5 minutes then place on cutting board to cool.
  2. In a skilled over medium heat, saute the onion and capsicum with a sprinkle of salt in a small amount of oil until the onions soft and translucent - set aside.
  3. Add all but a teaspoon of oil to the hot skillet
  4. Preheat griller/broiler in the oven to 200c/400f
  5. Cube potatoes (no need to peel) and add to the skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle with salt to your liking. Stir frequently to brown on all sides.
  6. Remove cooked potatoes to the bowl with the onions and mix well.
  7. Drain oil and wipe out skillet and return potatoes, onions and capsicum to the skillet and sprinkle over the cheddar cheese. Place under griller.broiler just until the cheese is melted..
  8. While cheese is melting, heat another skillet and add the teaspoon of reserved oil and fry the eggs to your level of doneness, sunnyside up or flipped, both work fine. Season with salt and pepper.
  9. When the cheese is melted, remove the skillet from the oven and place the cooked eggs on top.
If you want to make this for a crowd, it's easy to increase the amounts of everything or increase only the bits you really like.
Recipe by Orgasmic Chef at