Colorado Egg Producers


Mexican Style Eggs in a Nest

Mexican Style Eggs in a Nest - Recipes from Colorado Egg Producers
Prep Time: 
5 minutes
Cook Time: 
25 minutes
4 servings


2 cups shredded refrigerated OR defrosted frozen hash brown potatoes
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz.)
1/2 tsp. Mexican OR taco seasoning
Salt and pepper


HEAT oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. COMBINE potatoes and cheese in a 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 degrees Fahrenheit oven for 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 to 15 minutes longer. SPRINKLE with salt and pepper.

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