Campfire Skillet Breakfast


This is the one recipe we always cook when camping, it's easy and very filling.

close up view of a Campfire Skillet Breakfast on a checkered tablecloth
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
17 mins
Total Time:
32 mins
8 servings


  • ½ pound sliced bacon

  • 4 cups potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • ½ onion, chopped (Optional)

  • 6 eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Cook bacon to desired doneness in a cast iron skillet over the slow burning coals of a campfire. Remove bacon from the skillet and set aside. Stir the potatoes and onion into the hot bacon fat. Cover, and cook until the potatoes are soft, about 10 to 12 minutes.

  2. Crumble the bacon into the potatoes. Stir in the eggs, cover, and cook until set through, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with the cheese, and allow to melt before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

239 Calories
13g Fat
16g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 239
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 168mg 56%
Sodium 381mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 16mg 82%
Calcium 158mg 12%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 468mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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