Breakfast Steak and Eggs with Homefries is a delicious, savory, and protein-packed dish that’s perfect for breakfast or dinner!
Breakfast Steak and Eggs with Homefries will have your entire family running to the breakfast table before it’s even ready! The buttery, homemade aroma from the juicy steak cooking instantly flows through your home making this meal not only one to look forward to eating but also smelling!
5 Reasons Why I Love This Recipe!
- Homemade Chili Relish! This dish gets a fresh burst of flavor from the homemade chili relish that’s made simply by tossing all of the ingredients into a food processor!
- Leaves You Feeling Full! Protein-packed meals always leave you full for longer and this dish is loaded with it from the steak and eggs!
- Breakfast OR Dinner! I love that you can make this for a hearty breakfast to start a busy day with or for a filling dinner at the end of a long day!
- Use Up Leftovers! Make steaks on the grill the night before? Don’t be afraid to use up those leftovers the next morning for a delicious breakfast!
- Savory! Don’t get me wrong, I love a sweet Raspberry Banana Smoothie or Chocolate Chip Muffin for breakfast as well but savory breakfast dishes still have a necessary place reserved on the breakfast menu!
The hearty core of this steak and eggs dish is made of New York Strip Steaks, diced Yukon gold potatoes, and eggs! The potatoes get cooked in olive oil and seasoned with a homemade chili relish made of diced chili peppers, red onion, grape tomatoes, and red pepper flakes.
The steak gets cooked in the oven covered in thyme before making its way to the stove top in a cast-iron skillet. While in the skillet it gets a melted butter bath with more thyme and whole garlic cloves.
Finish this steak and egg breakfast off with salt and pepper to taste and garnish with fresh cracked peppercorn and microgreens such as basil!
How To Make Steak and Eggs
- Season the steak with salt and pepper before letting it rest and come to room temperature. Next, place them on a wire rack over a baking sheet, top with sprigs of thyme and butter, then cook in the oven on the center rack.
- Add diced chili peppers, red onion, grape tomatoes, and red pepper flakes to a food processer and pulse to make the chili relish.
- Cook the diced potatoes, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Then saute in the chili relish.
- Remove steak from the oven and allow it to rest while you place the cast iron skillet back over high heat. Place the steak into the cast iron to sear.
- Add butter, thyme sprigs, and whole garlic cloves into the skillet. Using tongs, render the fat on side of the steak and then flip to the other side and cook as well.
- Lower heat to medium and add the remaining butter. Spoon the melted butter over the steak continuously for 2 minutes before removing the steaks to allow them to rest.
- Fry the eggs in the leftover butter and fat in the skillet you just cooked the steaks in.
- Assemble your plate by placing the potatoes on one side, the new york strip to the other side, and top with potatoes and fried eggs.
- Garnish with fresh cracked peppercorn, microgreens, and season with salt and pepper if desired, enjoy!
What Temperature Should The Steak Be When It’s Done?
Using a meat thermometer check the temperature of the steak for doneness. For a medium-rare steak the temperature should be 125 degrees F and for medium 130 degrees F at the time of removal.
Keep in mind the temperature of the steak will rise another 5-7 degrees F after removing it from the skillet.
Can I Cook The Eggs Another Way?
Absolutely, cook the eggs any way you prefer! Mix it up and cook sunny side up eggs, over easy, or even scrambled!
Can I Use Garlic Powder Instead Of Whole Garlic Cloves?
Yes, you can! For every one clove of garlic that’s called for just add in 1/8th teaspoon of garlic powder. You can also add a little to a time, tasting as you go, until you find the right flavoring for you!
What Other Types Of Steak Can I Use For Steak And Eggs?
I prefer to make this breakfast with tender cuts of meat since they respond really well to being cooked in the oven and then pan-frying them. Other tender cuts of meat you could use would be porterhouse, T-bone, and ribeye!
Feel free to experiment with your favorite types of steak though!
I really like making this steak and eggs breakfast when I know we’ll be running around most of the day and will need a good start to the day! Check out more savory and hearty breakfast dishes that I think you’ll enjoy serving to your family on your busy days well!
- Sweet Potato Hash – Loaded with onions, peppers, bacon, seasonings, and then topped with eggs for a delicious brunch option!
- Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole – Comfort food in a pan that’s overflowing with tater tots, eggs, sausage, and cheddar cheese for a dish everyone will love!
- Sheet Pan Egg In A Hole – In less than 20 minutes you’ll have breakfast ready for a crowd!
- Eggs Benedict Casserole With Hollandaise Sauce – Layers of English muffins covered in Canadian bacon, an egg-milk mixture, cooked to perfection and then topped off with a homemade sauce!
- Italian Eggs In Purgatory – Eggs that are poached in a rich homemade tomato sauce for a delicious breakfast that’s ready in under 20 minutes!
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Steak and Eggs
- 2 (1 lb) New York Strip Steaks about 1” thick each
- 1 teaspoon sea salt flakes
- ½ teaspoon cracked peppercorn
- 6 tablespoon salted butter
- 6 sprigs thyme
- 5 cloves garlic
- ½ lb yukon gold potatoes diced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 3 red chili peppers seeded and diced
- 1 red onion diced
- 1 cup grape tomatoes halved
- ½ cup chopped basil
- ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 2 tablespoon olive oil divided
- 4-5 large eggs
- Preheat the oven to 275°F. Heat a castiron skillet over medium-high heat.
- Season both sides of steak generously with salt and pepper. Let rest and come to room temp, about 15 minutes. Place the steak on a wire rack over a baking sheet. Top with a couple of sprigs of thyme and 1tbsp of butter each. Put into the oven on the center rack. Cook for 20 minutes.
- Meanwhile, add diced chili peppers, red onion, grape tomatoes, and red pepper flakes to a food processor. Pulse 3 to 4 times to break up the vegetables.
- Wash and dice the potatoes. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to the cast iron skillet and carefully add the potatoes. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper over the potatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Add the chili relish. Saute for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
- Remove the steak from the oven and let rest for 10 minutes. While resting, rinse cast iron and place back over high heat.
- Place steak into the cast iron to sear. Add 2 tbsp butter, thyme sprigs, and whole garlic cloves. Cook for 1 minute, then using tongs render the fat on the side of the steak for about 30 seconds. Flip to the other side and cook for 1 minute. Add remaining butter and lower heat to medium. Tilt the pan and spoon butter over the steak continuously for 2 minutes. Flip steak again, and baste with butter for 2 more minutes. Remove the steaks from heat and let rest. Keep the cast iron on the stovetop and do not drain, you will fry the eggs in the next step in them. Check the temperature of the steak using a meat thermometer. Keep in mind the steak will continue to rise in temp as it rests another 5-7°. For medium-rare, the temperature should be 125° at the time of removal. For medium, 130°.
- While the steak rests, cook the eggs. Carefully crack eggs into the cast iron skillet and fry in the leftover butter/ fat for a delicious flavor. Fry for 1 to 2 minutes. Do not flip the eggs. If you prefer a more well-done yolk, cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes.
- Plate the potatoes on one side of your dish, add the new york strip to the other and top the potatoes with fried eggs. Garnish with fresh cracked peppercorn and micro greens (optional) and Enjoy!
- What Temperature Should The Steak Be When It’s Done? Using a meat thermometer check the temperature of the steak for doneness. For a medium-rare steak the temperature should be 125 degrees F and for medium 130 degrees F at the time of removal. Keep in mind the temperature of the steak will rise another 5-7 degrees F after removing it from the skillet.
- Can I Cook The Eggs Another Way? Absolutely, cook the eggs any way you prefer! Mix it up and cook sunny side up eggs, over easy, poached, or even scrambled!
- Can I Use Garlic Powder Instead Of Whole Garlic Cloves? Yes, you can! For every one clove of garlic that’s called for just add in 1/8th teaspoon of garlic powder. You can also add a little to a time, tasting as you go, until you find the right flavoring for you!
- What Other Types Of Steak Can I Use For This Recipe? I prefer to make this breakfast with tender cuts of meat since they respond really well to being cooked in the oven and then pan-frying them. Other tender cuts of meat you could use would be porterhouse, T-bone, and ribeye!