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Idaho Potato Breakfast Scramble

Idaho Potato Breakfast ScrambleRecipe courtesy of the Idaho Potato Commission.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 strips turkey bacon
1 bunch green onions, chopped (including tops)
8 large eggs
1 1/2 cups skim milk
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup Idaho® potatoes, cooked and mashed (may substitute Idaho instant potato flakes)
Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare grill or campfire fitted with cooking rack.
  2. In a large, heavy skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove and drain on paper towels. Pour off all but about 1 tablespoon of the bacon fat.
  3. Add onions to the skillet and cook until soft, about 2 minutes Add eggs and stir to scramble, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add the milk and cook, stirring, until very hot but not boiling. Add mashed potatoes and stir until desired consistency. If using flakes add more instant mashed potatoes for a thicker mixture. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper. Serve with crumbled bacon on top.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 282; Calories From Fat: 13; Cholesterol: 440mg; Total Carbs: 21g; Protein: 20g; Sodium: 512mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Idaho Potato Commission.