skillet breakfast potatoes with herbs and pancetta

Breakfast Potatoes

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 279 kcal

Breakfast Potatoes with Crispy Pancetta and Herbs 



  • 2 Idaho potatoes diced
  • 1/4 cup pancetta
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 2 tbs. chives
  • 1 tbs. tarragon
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 4 tbs. parsley
  • 2 teaspoons grapeseed oil
  • 1 tbs. butter grass-fed ideally
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 clove garlic


  1. Using a medium-sized well-seasoned cast iron skillet on high heat add potatoes and sear for three minutes before flipping.

  2. Carefully flip potatoes to sear golden brown, about three minutes.

  3. After six minutes add pancetta and butter.

  4. Cook and flip until pancetta is crispy. About another four minutes on medium-high heat.

  5. Reduce to low heat and add garlic. Continue to cook for another three minutes. 

  6. Set aside, after five minutes fold in in all herbs and sea salt. 

  7. Let it rest for another two minutes and serve.