Mexican-Style Eggs-in-a-Nest

Mexican-Style Eggs-in-a-Nest

Recipe courtesy of the American Egg Board.

Yield: 4




  1. Heat oven to 375° F. Combine potatoes and cheese in medium bowl. Sprinkle with seasoning and toss to mix.
  2. Divide mixture evenly among four greased 1-cup ramekins or custard cups, pressing against bottoms and halfway up sides of each ramekin. Place on baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes. 
  4. Break and slip an egg into each potato nest. 
  5. Bake until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard, 10 to 15 minutes longer. 
  6. Season with salt and pepper and top with diced tomatoes if desired.