Colazione all’americana – American breakfast skillet

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Colazione all’americana – American breakfast skillet

My twist on a classic American breakfast made with super nutritious sweet potatoes.
Servings 4 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large cast iron skillet
  • mixing bowl
  • cheese grater


  • 2 yams I used an orange sweet potato and a purple one
  • 7 oz smoked sausage I used smoked kielbasa
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup aged cheddar cheese grated or shredded
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 4 green onions
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil I used grapesees oil
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Gather your ingredients
    All the ingredients presented on a table
  • Preheat the skillet with the oil; meanwhile wash the vegetables; cut the yams into 1/2 inch cubes; drop them in the skillet with the water and cook them till soft but not mushy at medium heat.
    2 yams, 2 tbsp oil, 1/2 cup water
    Cubed yams ready for the skillet
  • While the sweet potatoes cook, cut the sausage and bell pepper into 1/2 inch chunks; add to the skillet; season with the herbs, salt and pepper.
    7 oz smoked sausage, 1 bell pepper, 1 tbsp oregano, 1 tbsp thyme, salt and pepper to taste
    Cubed yams cooking in the skillet along with the sausage and pepper
  • While the ingredients cook, slice the green onion and set aside; shred the cheese.
    4 green onions, 1 cup aged cheddar cheese
    Green onion and cheese
  • Once the ingredients are almost done cooking, make 4 indentations and drop one egg in each; season with salt and pepper; add the cheese and green onions and cook the eggs until desired doness.
    4 eggs
    Four eggs into the skillet


Ever since I came to the United States in 1998, I always enjoyed a hearty, savory breakfast. I make this skillet often as my family loves sweet potatoes and all the other ingredients combined and cooked into a complete meal, perfect to get the day started.
Calories: 539kcal
Cost: $
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: american breakfast, breakfast, breakfast casserole, savory breakfast, superfood, superfood breakfast


Calories: 539kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 199mg | Sodium: 507mg | Potassium: 1990mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1683IU | Vitamin C: 79mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 3mg

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