Crock Pot Breakfast Potatoes

Crock pot breakfast potatoes are a hearty start to your day. Perfect with sausage, bacon, or eggs, these potatoes are loaded with onions, bell peppers, and zesty spices to make a side or main breakfast dish that will leave you full and satisfied.

Potatoes are delicious with any meal, but there's just something about a breakfast loaded with potatoes that really hits the spot. At least, I think so.

Crock Pot Breakfast Potatoes

Why You’ll Love This Breakfast Potatoes In Crock Pot Recipe

  • Easy prep:¬†It uses just a few simple ingredients that you can throw in the crock pot before bed or in the morning. Then, go about your day, running your errands.
  • Hands-off cooking:¬†There is no need to stand over the stove or watch the potatoes cook. The¬†crock pot does all the work and is perfect for busy mornings!
  • Flavorful results:¬†All the spices have time to cook into the potatoes, resulting in delicious and tender potatoes.
  • Versatile:¬†You can easily customize crockpot breakfast potatoes with your favorite veggies, cheese, meats, spices, or herbs.


  • Potatoes:¬†I prefer using Yukon gold potatoes cut into bite-sized pieces for this recipe.
  • Vegetables:¬†I used a mix of chopped red bell peppers paired with onions for a delicious garden vegetable taste.
  • Butter:¬†Helps everything from sticking to the bottom and a nice flavor profile.
  • Seasonings:¬†Minced garlic, salt, black pepper, onion powder, Italian seasoning, and paprika are added for more depth of flavor.
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Flavor Variations and Substitutions

  • Different potatoes:¬†Experiment with using different types of potatoes, such as red, russet, or sweet¬†potatoes, to change the texture and flavor profile.
  • Make it spicy:¬†Add diced jalapenos or red pepper flakes for a kick of heat.
  • Add Proteins:¬†For even more flavor, try adding cooked breakfast sausage or bacon. Just cook it in a skillet before adding it.
  • Try different cheeses:¬†Colby Jack, provolone, and Monterey Jack cheese are all great options.
  • Make It Heartier:¬†Try adding mushrooms for a more hearty breakfast.

How To Make Crock Pot Breakfast Potatoes

These potatoes only take a few minutes of prep, and then the crock pot does all the work. You'll be in and out of the kitchen and back to the morning rush in no time.

  • Add all the ingredients to your crock pot
  • Cook until the potatoes are fork-tender.
  • Add any other ingredients like cheese or cooked sausage or bacon and stir.
  • Enjoy!


Cut the potatoes, pepper, and onions into bite-sized pieces for even cooking and easy eating.

Crock Pot Breakfast Potatoes


Refrigerate these potatoes for up to 5 days in an air-tight container. For longer storage, freeze them for up to 3 months in an air-tight, freezer-safe container or heavy-duty freezer bag with as much air removed as possible.

To reheat the potatoes, defrost them overnight in the refrigerator. Then, place them in a medium saucepan with a little butter and cook over medium-low heat until heated through.


  • It's important to cut your vegetables into bite-size pieces so they cook fully within the specified time and are easy to eat.
  • Add your potatoes to a bowl of water as you prep them to keep them from turning brown.
  • Give your potatoes a gentle stir before serving to ensure everything is fully dispersed.
Crock Pot Breakfast Potatoes
PREP TIME  10minutes 
COOK TIME  4hours 
TOTAL TIME  4hours  10minutes 
CUISINE  American
CALORIES  195 kcal


  • Your Favorite Crock Pot


  • 3¬†pounds¬†Yukon gold potatoes¬†cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1¬†medium¬†yellow onion¬†cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1¬†medium¬†red bell pepper¬†cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2¬†tablespoons¬†butter¬†melted
  • ¬Ĺ¬†teaspoon¬†salt
  • 1¬†teaspoon¬†black pepper
  • 1¬†teaspoon¬†onion powder
  • 1¬†teaspoon¬†paprika
  • 3¬†teaspoons¬†garlic¬†minced


  • Add all of the ingredients to a 6-quart slow cooker. Mix until well-coated.
  • Cover and cook on high for 2 ¬Ĺ to 3 hours or on low for 4 to 5 hours. Make sure the potatoes are fork-tender.
  • Give a gentle stir before serving, and enjoy!

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