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Irish Eggs Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Irish Eggs

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"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."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    35 mins


  1. 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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 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.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 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.

Aug 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.

Mar 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!

Apr 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.

Jun 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 (:

May 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...

Mar 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.


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  • Calories
  • 425 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 62.6 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol
  • 294 mg
  • 98%
  • Fat
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 5.9 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 15.1 g
  • 30%
  • Sodium
  • 297 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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