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German Farmer's Breakfast (Bauernfruhstuck) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynn Blom
Added: Thursday, July 16, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 large potatoes, skinned and quartered lengthwise
2 tbsp. bacon fat or olive oil
1 c. chopped onion
2 c. roughly chopped bell peppers
Salt to taste
1 - 2 c. chopped cooked ham or sausage (crumbled and cooked)
1/4 tsp. dried thyme
4 eggs, whisked

Directions:
Directions:
Boil potatoes in saucepan of lightly salted water for 10 - 15 minutes until just cooked. Drain, rinse with cold water to cool. Cut into small cubes and set aside.

Heat 2 tbsp. bacon fat or olive oil in a large skillet on medium high heat. Add the onions and chopped bell peppers. Increase the heat to high. Brown the onions and bell peppers, stirring frequently, about 2 - 3 minutes.

Push the vegetables to the side of the pan, add the potatoes and another tbsp. of bacon fat (or olive oil) to the pan. Brown the potatoes for about 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Sprinkle on salt and thyme to taste as you cook. Add the ham (or sausage) to the potatotes and cook, stirring frequently until the meat is heated through, 1 - 2 minutes.

Mix all of the vegetables, potato and meat together. Add the eggs, stirring to distribute the eggs among the vegetables and meat. As soon as the eggs begin to firm up, remove from the heat.

Serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Eric and I ate this when we traveled to Vienna years ago. It's a traditional German breakfast but is also served as pub food in the Viennese music pubs. It makes a nice supper if you're in the mood for something different.

 

 

 

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