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Potatoes are also incredible for breakfast. Though hash browns may be one of the most popular foods to go with your bacon and sunny side up in the morning, there are tons of easy recipes that would let you enjoy potatoes for breakfast.


Loaded Baked Potato Breakfast Skillet

baked potato

This Loaded Baked Potato Breakfast Skillet recipe from Will Cook For Smiles is a great one to try on a weekend. It's hearty, yummy, cheesy and tasty! The color combination of green, red and yellow in this dish surely makes it a wonderful morning treat - a feast for the palate and the eyes!

baked potato

"Easy Loaded Baked Potato Breakfast Skillet will give you all the great flavors of a loaded baked potato for breakfast. Great recipe to prepare for an active weekend!"

  • 1 medium Idaho potato
  • salt
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 5 crispy slices of bacon
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped green onion
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup Silk Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1 Tbsp. sour cream
  • salt, fresh cracked pepper
  • Optional: some sour cream, chopped green onion and bacon for topping.

Tortilla de Patatas- Spanish Potato Omelet

tortilla de patatas

If you're in the mood to try a foreign but fairly easy recipe, you might want to take a look at this Tortilla de Patatas- Spanish Potato Omelet recipe from May I Have That Recipe. With just four ingredients, this is definitely a great one to pull off if you're short on time and if you haven't done your grocery shopping yet.

tortilla de patatas

"This potato omelet is one of the most popular dishes in Spain. And soooo versatile! We eat it for breakfast, in a sandwich for lunch, as 'tapas' for dinner…. You name it. Every time I make it, it takes me right back home."

  • 5 large potatoes
  • 1 large Spanish onion
  • 8 eggs
  • ½ cup of olive oil, divided
  • Salt to taste

Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes Recipe

cheesy potato

This Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes Recipe from Natasha's Kitchen is just a wonderful treat any time of the week! Cheese lovers will surely love the cheesy surprise inside each potato pancake. Serve it along with sour cream, ketchup or a mayo-mustard sauce to add a tangy kick to its rich cheesy flavour.

cheesy potato

"This is the best way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. This cheesy mashed potato pancakes recipe is well loved by everyone in our family. This is just about the only way that my kids will eat mashed potatoes and by 'eat,' I mean they wolf them down!"

  • 4 cups mashed potatoes
  • 2 cups (8 oz) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup flour (or up to 1/2 cup flour for creamier potatoes)
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp chives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
  • Light Olive oil or Canola oil to sauté
  • Sour cream to serve

Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip:

If you bought too many potatoes and want to freeze them, you may do so after cleaning the spuds and blanching or cooking them. Freezing fresh potatoes may not be the best idea as the results of doing so vary.

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Carla Bauto Deña

Carla is a freelance journalist, content writer, and TV producer. When she's not busy writing and covering stories, she likes traveling and discovering different cultures through food.

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