This hearty breakfast has it all - crispy potatoes, soft onions, peppers, eggs, and ham - all made together in one skillet! These easy egg skillet is packed with good ingredients, filling, and simple to make.
1/4cupunsalted butter(1/2 of 1 stick)
1/4cupchopped red bell pepper,optional
2cupspeeled and cubed red potatoes,rinsed
1/2teaspoonsalt,or to taste, divided
1/4teaspoonblack pepper,or to taste
2tablespoonsof milk or half and half
1/4teaspoonCajun seasoning,or to taste, optional
1cupdiced ham(or cooked, crumbled bacon)
In a large skillet, cook onion and peppers in butter till tender. Add potatoes and season to taste with the salt and pepper; stir, cover and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stir occasionally.
Meanwhile, beat together the eggs, milk, Cajun seasoning, ham and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Reduce heat to low and pour egg mixture over potatoes. Cook over low heat, without stirring, until set on the bottom, about 1 minute.
Lightly stir and turn eggs to shift uncooked eggs to the bottom and cook gently until eggs are cooked through, but still a little shiny and wet. Don't overcook. Taste, adjust seasonings as needed.
Transfer to plates or serving platter, and top with remaining cheese.
Serve immediately with a side of fresh, seasonal fruit. Or serve stuffed in tortillas to make breakfast burritos.