Campfire Breakfast Potatoes

This recipe is not just for breakfast.  Try it with shore lunch or dinner over the campfire or at home on the grill.

Campfire Cooking

Campfire Breakfast Potatoes

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IngredientsCampfire Breakfast Potatoes

  • 5 lbs (about 6) Russet potatoes, cubed
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • Lots of pepper, to taste



  1. Coat the bottom of the pan with a thin layer of olive oil, about 2 tablespoons, and place the pan over the coals of your campfire, on a grate.
  2. Add the onion and cook until just tender, about 2 minutes. Add the potatoes, peppers, and another 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Stir to coat. Stir occasionally for about 10 minutes, until potatoes start to brown.
  3. Add a few tablespoons of water, and cover with foil to steam for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add seasonings, continue to stir occasionally until fully browned, crispy, and tender in the middle.

Serve alongside your favorite breakfast items.


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