Tuesday, February 2, 2021


Bauernfrühstück is a German dish which combines bacon and eggs, with potatoes and cheese.  It means "farmer's breakfast".


  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 4 strips of bacon
  • 3 medium eggs
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium tomato
  • half a cup of shredded (grated) cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of parsley
  • tiny pinch of salt (optional)
  • dash of pepper


  1. peel and chop the potatoes
  2. peel and chop the onion
  3. slice the tomato
  4. boil the potatoes for about 5 minutes (don't fully cook) and set aside
  5. in a frying pan set to low heat, cook bacon until crisp 
  6. remove and place cooked bacon on paper towel and set aside
  7. keep at least 2 tablespoon of bacon fat drippings in the pan 
  8. raise the frying pan heat to medium
  9. add potatoes and onions to the pan and sauté until golden brown 
  10. cut up the cooked bacon into bite size pieces and add to the pan
  11. add salt and pepper 
  12. add eggs and stir until eggs are almost set (a couple of minutes)
  13. reduce heat to low
  14. top the mixture in the pan with slices of tomato 
  15. cover pan with lid and cook on low for about 5 minutes
  16. sprinkle cheese and parsley on top and cook on low until cheese melts 

Serve and enjoy. Guten Appetit !

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