Beefy Breakfast Potatoes
Ingredients icon 9 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings.
Time icon 45 to 60 minutes


  • 1 recipe Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage (recipe follows)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 3 cups fat-free milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 4 eggs, beaten

  • 4 hot baked medium russet potatoes

  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions


  1. Prepare Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage.  Remove from skillet; keep warm.

    Basic Country Beef Breakfast Sausage:  Combine 1 pound Ground Beef (93% or leaner), 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.  Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.  Add sausage mixture; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 1/2-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. 

  2. Heat oil in same skillet over medium heat until hot.  Stir in flour; cook 4 minutes, stirring often.  Whisk in milk; bring to boil, whisking constantly.  Reduce heat; simmer 2 to 3 minutes until sauce thickens slightly, stirring occasionally.  Stir in sausage, salt and pepper; cook 1 to 2 minutes until beef is heated through, stirring occasionally.

  3. Meanwhile, heat small nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot.  Scramble eggs to desired doneness.

  4. Cut potatoes in half, lengthwise; open and fluff potatoes with fork.  Divide sausage mixture evenly among potatoes.  Top with eggs and green onions.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 572 calories; 20 g fat (6 g saturated fat; 10 g monounsaturated fat); 274 mg cholesterol; 829 mg sodium; 54 g carbohydrate; 4.7 g fiber; 44 g protein; 9.2 mg niacin; 1.2 mg vitamin B6; 4.2 mcg vitamin B12; 6.2 mg iron; 45.5 mcg selenium; 8.5 mg zinc; 296.4 mg choline.

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