We went hiking today, and this was the breakfast that I made for all of us before we left. It is loosely based on this recipe by the Civilized Caveman, but I made a few tweaks. It was very filling, and kept us all going from 8am until the time we returned to the car at around 1:30 despite some fairly strenuous exercise. It would probably also make a filling lunch.
Whole eggs are an AIP stage 2 reintroduction. When reintroducing foods on the AIP, I recommend this guide.
One-Pan Sweet Potato Breakfast Skillet
2-3 tbsp bacon fat
1 onion – finely chopped
2 sticks celery – finely chopped
3 cloves garlic – crushed
1lb breakfast sausage patties (aprox 6)
1 red pepper – chopped
1 bunch green onions – chopped
1 sweet potato – peeled and grated
2 big handfulls spinach leaves
salt and pepper to taste
Heat the bacon fat in a 12″ cast-iron skillet over a medium heat and add the onion and celery. Cook gently for 4-5 minutes until they are softenend and starting to turn translucent.
Add the garlic and cook for a few seconds. Add the breakfast sausage, breaking the patties up into small pieces. Cook until browned and cooked through. This will take about 5 minutes.
Add the pepper, green onions and sweet potato and cook for 5-10 minutes until the sweet potato is tender.
Mix in the spinach and cook until wilted. Season well.
Make 7 hollows in the mixture in the skillet and crack and egg into each one.
Season the eggs and then place under a hot broiler until the eggs are just cooked. 3-4 minutes gave me runny yolks and just set whites.
Serve at once.