Mountain Man Breakfast Recipe

One of the things scouts enjoy about camping is the independance of cooking their own food. Some scouts will want to cook the easiest, quickest things possible, but others like to cook “real” food. This is a pretty heavy breakfast, but if the scouts have a full morning of activities ahead of them they usually appreciate a big meal in the morning. An it is simple enough that they can do it themselves without any interference from adults.

Mountain Man Breakfast

  • 1 lb pork sausage – cooked and crumbled
  • OR
  • 1 lb bacon – cooked and crumbled
  • OR
  • 1 lb ham – diced
  • 1 bag frozen shredded hash browns
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 lb shredded cheddar cheese
Prepare meat as necessary. Grease the bottoms and sides of a deep camp
Dutch oven. Spread hash browns in the bottom of the Dutch oven. Whisk eggs in
a mixing bowl and pour evenly over hash browns. Sprinkle with meat and
cheese.
Outdoor cooking instructions: Place about a dozen hot charcoal briquettes beneath the oven and about another eight on top. Cook until the eggs are set, about 20 – 30 minutes.
Indoor cooking instructions: Bake in a 350 oven until eggs are set, about 20 – 30 minutes.
Serves 10 – 12
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One Response to Mountain Man Breakfast Recipe

  1. Gus Koerner April 11, 2013 at 8:51 AM #

    Do you have anymore great recipes like this? I’m going to try it and give it a review, hopefully this weekend on my blog MrGusOutdoors.com. I am a former Scout. Thank you for posting it. When I review it, I will surely give you credit and a link.

    Gus Koerner
    Titusville, FL

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