My mom used to make this every Sunday and I continued the tradition. My family loves it! Now my daughter makes it for her family and my son-in-law thinks she is a great cook! You may also add cooked bacon, ham or sausage into the mix if you wish.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large skillet, melt butter over medium high heat. Add potatoes, onion and green pepper; saute until potatoes are browned. Stir in eggs and cook until eggs are set. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts

425 calories; protein 15.1g 30% DV; carbohydrates 62.6g 20% DV; fat 13.6g 21% DV; cholesterol 294.3mg 98% DV; sodium 296.8mg 12% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
11/06/2003
Uncooked potatoes can take a long time to cook esspecially compared to the green peppers and onions. THEREFORE I cubed and cooked the potatoes first (in some veg oil instead of butter) added the green peppers onions (as well as some fresh mushrooms cooked/cubed ham and chopped broccoli) once the potatoes were almost done. Then I added apprx 1/4c milk to the beaten eggs and poured overall flipping to cook. Sprinkled some sharp cheddar cheese overall. Predictable taste but good none-the-less. Thanks Maggie. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
03/17/2012
This is a typical German eggs recipe aka Hoppel Poppel. Can't say as I've ever seen it referred to as Irish eggs. Read More
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90 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 46
  • 4 star values: 34
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 4 stars
11/06/2003
Uncooked potatoes can take a long time to cook esspecially compared to the green peppers and onions. THEREFORE I cubed and cooked the potatoes first (in some veg oil instead of butter) added the green peppers onions (as well as some fresh mushrooms cooked/cubed ham and chopped broccoli) once the potatoes were almost done. Then I added apprx 1/4c milk to the beaten eggs and poured overall flipping to cook. Sprinkled some sharp cheddar cheese overall. Predictable taste but good none-the-less. Thanks Maggie. Read More
(126)
Rating: 5 stars
08/14/2003
This recipe is great and couldn't be simpler. My brother introduced me to it although he calls it a breakfast skillet since he makes everything in one pan. We will also add bacon sausage or ham depending on what is in the fridge. Basically you can throw just about anything you want in. We have also added cheese tomatoes green onions and mushrooms. It is really open to anything you want. Read More
(102)
Rating: 5 stars
03/16/2006
great breakfast fare!! we did cheat a little and use the frozen ore ida obrien potatoes and added some chopped canadian bacon too. Let the spuds get extra crispy before you pour the eggs on.. even better! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/01/2007
This recipe was a real hit.. I nuked the potato in the microwave first for about 2 mins and then sliced and browned it. This really cut down on the prep time. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/01/2009
I loved this!! I have made scrambled eggs numerous times with green bell peppers but with the mix of onion and the potatoes this is great. I had used left over potatoes that I had par-boiled then grilled so I just cut them up and browned them in the pan. I used red onion and a mix of red and green bell peppers. I actually made this for myself for dinner and it was very filling. Crushed red pepper flakes is tasty on this too adds a little zip. I will definitely make this again. Thanks (: Read More
(25)
Rating: 4 stars
05/26/2006
This is a good basic recipe if you're looking for a different twist on scrambled; I have often used leftover home fries. Warm them up to get them crispier in the skillet -- add the pepper/onion. Never never add salt & pepper while cooking! Save it for the table so people can adjust to their own personal taste. My husband has always liked to add a splash of Tobassco sauce to his... Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/04/2004
I loved the change of having vegetables with my scrambled eggs. I added a little milk which made the eggs fluffy. Will have many times over. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/01/2005
Really good! I found that salt and pepper had to be added and I did a 2/3 ratio for potatoes to eggs. My family loved it. Read More
(11)
Rating: 4 stars
06/18/2006
Very tasty! Followed others' suggestions: used frozen potatoes (southern hashed) browned potatoes til crispy added milk to the eggs added browned sausage. Next time will try cubed ham or canadian bacon. Made for Father's Day breakfast and my husband and children loved it! Read More
(11)
Rating: 3 stars
03/17/2012
This is a typical German eggs recipe aka Hoppel Poppel. Can't say as I've ever seen it referred to as Irish eggs. Read More
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