Everyone knows that breakfast is important. Therefore, start your day off right with delicious and hearty breakfast skillets.
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I don’t know about you, but I love all kinds of breakfast food. I have found that if I eat a hearty breakfast (including protein and vegetables) I’m not starving within a couple hours. It’s easy to add your favorite veggies, meat, cheese, and seasonings.
Breakfast skillets provide you options:
- A great way to use up some of those leftover fresh veggies
- They are a great way to get the kiddos to eat more veggies
- Perfect for whenever you have an overnight guest
- You can make these skillets for any meal of the day
- The skillets can easily be modified to be gluten free, dairy free, soy free, low-carb, vegan, vegetarian or paleo
For my breakfast skillets, I greased two 9 inch mini cast iron skillets and covered the bottom of each with thawed and uncooked gluten free hash browns. If you are on a low-carb diet you can easily skip this step.
I then placed gluten free sausage on top of the hash browns.
Next, I added chopped red peppers, tomatoes, onions, spinach and chopped ham to the breakfast skillets. I added extra tomatoes and spinach and omitted the onion and used less cheese on mine.
For the next step, I whisked together 8 large cracked eggs, 1/2 cup milk and a dash of salt and pepper into a mixing bowl. I poured half of the mixture over one the ingredients in one skillet and the remaining egg mixture over the other skillet. I topped each skillet off with some shredded cheddar and plopped them into my preheated oven and baked them at 350 degrees F for approximately 30 – 35 minutes.
Notice the Heavy Duty Non-Stick Oven Liner? I always use this in my oven to catch any spills when my creations are baking. It works like a gem and it’s so easy to clean and prevents you from having to clean your oven so much. Simply wipe it off with a dishcloth or sponge. (Think stocking stuffer!)
These breakfast skillets are super filling and neither my husband nor I could eat the whole thing in one sitting. We ate what we wanted, placed the leftovers in a glass container with a lid and heated it up the next morning for breakfast. If you and your sweetie like the exact same ingredients, you could easily share one skillet between the two of you.
I love the layers of yummy hash browns, meat, veggies, and cheese.
Breakfast skillets are great for overnight guest too. Allow your guests to create their own personalized skillet by supplying a variety of ingredients.
Have fun creating your very own personalized breakfast skillet!
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