Mountain Man Breakfast with Biscuits in a Dutch Oven

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Apr. 02, 2014

Time to revisit the Dutch oven Mountain Man breakfast and and some biscuits for the perfect one pot outdoor breakfast!


Crimini mushroom 8 Small , sliced
Yellow onion 1 Medium , chopped
Green onion 5 , diced
Sharp cheddar cheese 8 Ounce , shredded
Eggs 12
Pork sausage 1 Pound ((Premium quality, Jimmy Dean))
Biscuits 6 Large
Shredded hash brown 1 Pound
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste



1. Place the dutch oven on top of about 20 burning coal pieces and let it heat.


2. Put sausages in a heated dutch oven and break it up. Add yellow onions to it and sauté it till the sausages are cooked and the onions are translucent.

3. Take the oven off the heat and place it on its own lid for it to cool down a bit.

4. Season eggs with salt and pepper and mix it up.

5. Drop in the biscuits in the egg mix and let it soak for about 5 minutes.

6. In a bowl mix together hash brown, mushrooms, green onions, a little bit salt and pepper. Pour in the egg mix into the bowl and fold it well, making sure that the biscuits do not fall into the bowl.

7. Remove some coal and place the dutch oven back on the coal. Pour in the egg mix with the hash brown and vegetables into the oven with the sausages. Mix it well.

8. Gently arrange the egg soaked biscuits over the vegetable, sausage and egg mix in the dutch oven. Place the lid back on the top. Arrange around 15 hot coal pieces on periphery of the lid. Let it cook.

9. Take a look at the biscuits after 10 minutes, if they are done, take the coal pieces off and the lid and place it back. Let it cook for another 10 to 15 minutes.

10. Top with cheese and place the lid back on, for the cheese to melt.


11. Serve hot and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 641Calories from Fat 365

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.6%

Saturated Fat 17 g85%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 889 mg37.04%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 38 g76%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet