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Mexican-Style Eggs-In-A-Nest

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 25 min.
Total: 40 min.
Taco seasoning brings zesty appeal to a hearty breakfast contained in hash brown cups.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded refrigerated or defrosted frozen hash brown potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp Mexican or taco seasoning
  • 4 eggs
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  • Heat oven to 375°F. Combine potatoes and cheese in medium bowl. Sprinkle with seasoning; toss to mix.
  • Divide mixture evenly among four greased, 1-cup ramekins or custard cups; press against bottoms and halfway up sides. Place on baking sheet.
  • Bake in 375°F oven 10 minutes. Break and slip an egg into each potato nest. Bake until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard, 10–15 minutes longer. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 349
  Calories from Fat 201 (58%)
(35%)Total Fat 23g
(54%)Saturated Fat 11g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(72%)Cholesterol 216mg
(11%)Sodium 272mg
(12%)Potassium 427mg
Total Carbohydrate 23g
(6%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(30%)Protein 15g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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