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Ham and Potatoes with Baked Eggs – $5 Dinner Challenge

If you’re looking for a recipe to use up some ham in your freezer that’s left over from a holiday meal, then this Ham and Potatoes with Baked Eggs skillet should do the trick.

This is easy enough that it could be a weekday morning breakfast. It does take a few minutes to get things sauteed, but only needs a few minutes to bake. So…it would be easy to fit into the morning kitchen plan…

Hope you enjoy this delicious & hearty breakfast, or brinner!

Ham and Potatoes with Baked Eggs

Yield – 4 servings

Preparation Time – 10 minutes

Cooking Time – 5-7 minutes


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 bag (28 oz.) frozen diced Potatoes O’Brien (or 3 cups diced gold potatoes)
  • 2 cups ham, diced (or 2 chicken and apple sausage links, diced)
  • 4 eggs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Dash of Italian seasoning for serving
  • Fresh fruit; as side dish


  • Preheat to 350.
  • Add the oil, potatoes and ham to the skillet and saute for 7 to 9 minutes. Then make a few wells for the eggs.
  • Crack the eggs into each well. Then put the skillet right into the hot oven.
  • Bake for 5 to 7 minutes, or longer if you want the egg completely baked.
  • Sprinkle a little salt and pepper and some Italian seasonings onto each egg.
  • Serve Ham and Potatoes Saute with Baked Eggs and a side of fresh fruit.