Easy Eggs, Sausage, and Hash Browns Skillet

If you need an easy, one-skillet, holiday breakfast or brunch recipe that’s sure to be a hit, this ought to do the trick.

Or if you just need a hearty, comfort food, breakfast recipe that’s worth getting out of bed for, here you go.

Easy Eggs, Sausage, and Hash Browns Skillet - Hearty comfort food that's worth getting out of bed for!! Great for brunch or as breakfast-for-dinner! Ready in 30 minutes and packed with big flavors!!

Drippy eggs, juicy sausage meatballs, tender hash browns, sweet Vidalia onions, a hint of garlic, and crisp-tender bell peppers all cook together in one skillet and it’s ready in 30 minutes.

Easy Eggs, Sausage, and Hash Browns Skillet - Hearty comfort food that's worth getting out of bed for!! Great for brunch or as breakfast-for-dinner! Ready in 30 minutes and packed with big flavors!!

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Rather than classic eggs, bacon, and hash browns, I swapped out the bacon for Johnsonville Classic Italian Style Meatballs. They’re pre-cooked, so convenient, and like Johnsonville’s sausage links and ground Italian sausage, they come in a variety of flavors and spices, giving you more flavor and saving you time in the kitchen.

Easy Eggs, Sausage, and Hash Browns Skillet - Hearty comfort food that's worth getting out of bed for!! Great for brunch or as breakfast-for-dinner! Ready in 30 minutes and packed with big flavors!!

Not only did my family go nuts for this as breakfast, they loved it as brinner (breakfast-for-dinner). It’s perfect for busy weeknights when you want to get something warm and satisfying on the table in a hurry.

Easy Eggs, Sausage, and Hash Browns Skillet - Hearty comfort food that's worth getting out of bed for!! Great for brunch or as breakfast-for-dinner! Ready in 30 minutes and packed with big flavors!!

Easy Eggs, Sausage, and Hash Browns Skillet

If you need an easy, one-skillet, holiday breakfast or brunch recipe that’s sure to be a hit, this ought to do the trick. Or if you just need a hearty, comfort food, breakfast recipe that’s worth getting out of bed for, here you go. Drippy eggs, juicy sausage meatballs, tender hash browns, sweet Vidalia onions, a hint of garlic, and crisp-tender bell peppers all cook together in one skillet and it’s ready in 30 minutes. The recipe is great as brinner (breakfast-for-dinner) and perfect for busy weeknights when you want to get something warm and satisfying on the table in a hurry.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more if necessary
  • 2 cups sweet Vidalia or yellow onions, peeled and diced small (about 1 large onion)
  • one 20-ounce bag hashbrowns (I prefer refrigerated or thaw if using frozen)
  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely minced
  • about 20 Johnsonville Classic Italian Style Meatballs, thawed (about 1 pound meatballs; 1 pound de-cased Johnsonville Fresh Italian Hot Sausage Links or Johnsonville Fresh Italian Hot Ground Sausage may be substituted)
  • about 6 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup bell peppers, seeded and diced small, optional for garnishing (I used a combination of red and yellow peppers)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley leaves, finely minced (stems discarded), optional for garnishing
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, or to taste

Directions:

  1. To a large skillet, add the olive oil, onions, and sauté for about 8 minutes over medium-high heat, or until onions are lightly golden browned. Stir and flip intermittently.
  2. Add the hash browns, and a bit more olive oil if necessary, and sauté for about 5 to 7 minutes, or until hash browns are cooked through and lightly golden browned. Stir and flip intermittently.
  3. Add the garlic, and sauté for 1 minute. Stir intermittently.
  4. Add the meatballs, and sauté for 1 minute, or until meatballs are warmed through. Stir intermittently.
  5. Turn the heat to low, add the eggs evenly spaced around the skillet, and cook covered for about 5 minutes or until whites are set and yolks are as set as desired. Note that the eggs will continue to cook and firm up off the heat so if you like runny yolks, err on the side of less cooking time.
  6. Optionally garnish with the peppers, parsley, salt and pepper to taste, and serve immediately. Dish is best warm and fresh.
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14 comments on “Easy Eggs, Sausage, and Hash Browns Skillet”

  1. Another fantastic skillet meal! I was thinking about making your sausage lasagna soup today but this would also be fabulous. We haven’t had breakfast for dinner in a long time so I am leaning a little toward today’s recipe.

  2. I love the swap you made with the meatballs in this! So clever and yummy. Skillet meals for breakfast are the bomb! Then of course, like you said, this works AWESOME for brinner too! Love Love Love! :)

  3. healthy and yum! I like these recipes

  4. I absolutely LOVE breakfast for dinner and this dish is making my mouth WATER!!! Pinned and making very soon!

  5. This egg and hash brown skillet looks amazing! I need it in my life asap.

    paige
    http://thehappyflammily.com

  6. I love skillet recipes like this, especially when meatballs are involved.  Looks great!

  7. Holy cow that looks awesome! Pinned and trying :)

  8. This is happening for breakfast soon. I love eggs, peppers and potatoes together so good. Happy Holidays to you and your family.

  9. I could totally go to town on this! That sausage and those onions – heaven!

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