5 from 5 votes
Italian Style Breakfast skillets are a hearty and delicious combination of red skinned potatoes, sunny side up eggs, onions, sweet mini peppers, baby Bella mushrooms, tomatoes, fresh spinach, and simply seasoned with Italian herbs, kosher salt, and freshly ground pepper all in one cast iron skillet.
Italian Style Breakfast Skillet
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Italian Style Breakfast skillets are a hearty and delicious combination of red skinned potatoes, sunny side up eggs, onions, sweet mini peppers, baby Bella mushrooms, tomatoes, fresh spinach, and simply seasoned with Italian herbs, kosher salt, and freshly ground pepper all in one cast iron skillet.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: eggs, Mushrooms, Peppers, Potatoes
Servings: 4 People
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 medium red-skinned potatoes sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian herb blend
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced baby Bella mushrooms
  • 5 sweet mini peppers sliced
  • 10 grape tomatoes halved
  • 1 /2 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 5-6 eggs
  • Romano cheese for serving
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add red-skinned potatoes and season with dried basil, Italian herb blend, salt, and pepper to taste. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and cook until almost cooked through.
  2. Add chopped onion, sliced baby Bella mushrooms, sliced sweet mini peppers, halved grape tomatoes, and 1 cup of chopped fresh spinach to the cast iron skillet, turn the ingredients a few times to distribute.
  3. Carefully make 5-6 wells in potato mixture large enough to hold eggs, crack eggs and place in wells. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and cook till eggs are cooked through to your liking.
  4. Serve immediately. Sprinkle with Romano cheese if desired.