One-Pan Brunch: Bacon Potato Hash with "Steamed" Eggs
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 2-3
 
A one-pan breakfast or brunch dish with vegetables, potatoes, bacon and "poached" eggs.
Ingredients
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 5-7 cloves of garlic
  • Half an onion
  • 3 strips of bacon
  • 3-4 potatoes, depending on servings, size of potatoes and size of pan
  • About a handful of green bean stalks, chopped into inch-long pieces
  • Butter
  • 4-5 Eggs
  • Chicken Stock (2-3T)
  • Herbs, as desired
  • Tabasco (optional)
  • 4 pcs of bread to toast (optional)
  • Avocado (optional)
Instructions
  1. Heat 2 tbsp of EVO in a slightly deep saute pan.
  2. Toss in thinly sliced garlic and onions.
  3. Throw in a pinch of salt and cook through.
  4. Chop the potatoes into small cubes and cut the green beans into 1-inch pieces.
  5. When softened, put in the bacon.
  6. Cook bacon thoroughly for approximately 2-3 minutes until lightly browned.
  7. Remove from pan, but do not wash pan.
  8. Throw in 1-2 tbsp of salted butter
  9. Once the butter is melted, throw in the cubed potatoes and lay in a single layer on the pan.
  10. Keep browning on each side until nicely cooked -- approximately 5-6 minutes.
  11. Combine the bacon, garlic and onion into the same pan with the potatoes and heat through.
  12. Toss in the green beans and incorporate into the mix, heating through.
  13. Gather all the ingredients close together in the pan.
  14. Crack eggs on top of the ingredients, not letting any of the eggs touch the pan.
  15. Sprinkle salt and pepper on the eggs.
  16. Put in about 2-3 tbsp of chicken stock into the pan.
  17. Cover with well-fitted lid immediately for no less than 3 minutes.
  18. After 3 minutes, test the eggs using the method described in the post and remove from heat when the eggs are done to your liking -- no more than 5 minutes.
  19. Top with freshly chopped herbs and sprinkle with Tabasco sauce, if desired.
  20. Serve immediately.
Notes
--Other than the potatoes, feel free to replace any of the other items with different proteins or vegetables.
--Optionally, you can toss on a dollop of sour cream for additional flavor.
--Serve with plain toast and sliced avocados, if desired.
Recipe by San Francisco Food at http://www.sffood.net/bacon-potato-hash/