You’ve got perfectly cooked eggs and beautiful crispy hash-browns, all in one pan. Key word: one-pan! Serve this up for a weekend breakfast – your family will think you’re some of kind of genius! I’ve been making single serving portions in my mini pans, but I have a sneaking suspicion that you could do a larger batch of hash-brown, and crack in a few eggs to make one big serving.

PS – I’m considering trying this recipe with sweet potato… what do you think? Either way, it’s so easy – so delicious – give it a try!


Start by grating a raw potato into a bowl of cold water. Let it sit there as you prepare the pan, get out the eggs… give it a good few minutes, it helps with getting a crisp in your hash brown. Some say you should wait 30 minutes… maybe go take a shower and come back? 🙂


Drain and rinse. You want your potato to be completely dry before you cook it up. You can do this with a towel, a salad-spinner, but I think the best way is to grab a fist full and squeeze!


Then it’s just a matter of heating up your pan with a knob of butter, or a spray of vegetable oil. Cook up the grated potato, season it well and give it about 5-7 minutes on each side until golden brown. It takes a bit of time, but don’t rush this part – that crunch is crucial.

Definitely make a mess and get bits of potato everywhere – as demonstrated below. Once it’s nice and ready – you just crack in the egg. Couldn’t be easier. I put a lid over the pan, so that I don’t need to flip my egg – it cooks perfectly that way.


It’s that simple. Looks impressive on the plate, but couldn’t be easier to make. It does take a bit of time to cook the hash brown, if 15 minutes is long – but you could be making a pot of coffee, cutting up some fresh fruit… planning out your day. For me, it’s a lovely way to spend my time in the morning!

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Perfect – that’s just how I like my eggs! But that’s just me – I’d love to know how you cook yours! Take a picture and share it on Facebook or Instagram #littlegreendot so we can all see!

3 responses to “A Breakfast Trick to Make The Best Eggs!”

  1. You should definitely try with sweet potatoes or yams. Gorgeous and delish. Beyond yum. Absolutely loving this site!! Sooo inspirational. Blessings and thanks! 🙂 xoxo

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