Sheepherder’s Breakfast

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Sheepherders Breakfast is simple and delicious, filled with hash browns, bacon, and eggs. This is a hearty, one-skillet breakfast with hash browns, onion, bacon, and eggs all in one skillet. It is so simple, yet so delicious. It can be devoured plain or with a side of toast.

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8 large Eggland's Best eggs8 large Eggland's Best eggs

3/4 pound bacon strips, finely chopped

1 medium onion, chopped

1 package (30 ounces) frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  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 until bottom is golden brown, about 10 minutes. Turn potatoes. With the back of a spoon, make eight evenly spaced wells in potato mixture. Break one EB egg into each well. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook, covered, on low until eggs are set and potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; let stand until cheese is melted.


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Information per Serving
Serving Size 8
Calories 354
Fat 22g
Saturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 222mg
Sodium 617mg
Carbohydrates 22g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Protein 17g