Caliente Bacon Potato Hash

This caliente breakfast potato hash is the perfect skillet filled with crispy bacon and potatoes for brunch or meal prepped breakfast with a kick!
Course Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword bacon, baked potato, brunch, jalapeno, paleo
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 319 kcal
Author Kelli Shallal MPH RD


  • 10 slices bacon
  • 1 /2 onion chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeno, deveined and deseeded chopped
  • 2 russet potatoes cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 cups asparagus 1-inch pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup salsa


  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet, reserve fat.  

  2. Saute onion and jalapeno in 1 tablespoon bacon fat in the same large skillet on medium for 1-2 minutes until translucent and tender.  

  3. Add 1-2 tablespoons more bacon fat and add potatoes to skillet.  Allow them to brown before adding asparagus and red bell pepper to the pan.  Add 2 tablespoons water and place the lid on the pan.  Cook for 10-15 minutes or until all the veggies are fork tender.  

  4. Add back in the bacon and enjoy!  Top each serving with salsa, avocado, and cilantro!  If you aren't dairy-free sour cream or cheddar would be delicious!

Nutrition Facts
Caliente Bacon Potato Hash
Amount Per Serving
Calories 319 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 629mg27%
Potassium 804mg23%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 1245IU25%
Vitamin C 41.5mg50%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.