Potato Pesto Breakfast Skillet

Happy Friday, my friends! Since I’m newly working from my home office, breakfast has been a huge part of my morning. Fueling up for the day with a nice mug ‘o coffee and this skillet is just what I need!


For this week’s Healthy Food Friday with American Express I want to share with you an easy new favorite breakfast. Packed with protein, fats, and carbs to fuel you up for a work day or weekend adventure!


Potato Pesto Breakfast Skillet

This skillet is…



Made with local, in-season ingredients


Loaded with delicious Basil-Kale Pesto

And oozing with perfectly cooked eggs


Potato Pesto Breakfast Skillet


Potato Pesto Breakfast Skillet



Potato Pesto Breakfast Skillet
Serves 2
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
25 min
Total Time
35 min
  1. 1 cup fresh basil
  2. 1 cup fresh kale
  3. 1/3 cup raw slivered almonds or regular almonds
  4. 2 large cloves garlic
  5. 1 tsp lemon juice
  6. 1 tsp fine pink sea salt
  7. 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  8. Optional: 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  9. 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil (code LEXI for 10% off)
Everything else
  1. 2 tbsp grass-fed butter or extra virgin olive oil
  2. 1 large Japanese sweet potato (or regular sweet potato), sliced thin
  3. 2-4 purple potatoes, sliced thin
  4. 4 organic, pasture-raised eggs
  1. Heat oil or butter in a skillet
  2. Add in sliced potatoes and let cook for 5 minutes
  3. Add in 1 tbsp of water and cover skillet with a lid
  4. After 5 minutes, remove lid and toss potatoes
  5. While cooking a little while longer, toss pesto ingredients into your high-speed blender
  6. Pour pesto over potatoes and toss until fully coated
  7. Crack in eggs and let cook for 5-10 minutes (I cover mine for 3-4 minutes in the middle)
  8. Once egg whites are opaque, remove from heat, sprinkle with red pepper flakes and serve hot
Lexi's Clean Kitchen http://lexiscleankitchen.com/

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