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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 319kcal
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


  • Cook bacon in a large skillet, reserve fat.  
  • Saute onion and jalapeno in 1 tablespoon bacon fat in the same large skillet on medium for 1-2 minutes until translucent and tender.  
  • 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.  
  • 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!


Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 629mg | Potassium: 804mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1245IU | Vitamin C: 41.5mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 3.9mg