Ham & Cheese Egg Nests Recipe

A complete breakfast platter – served in cute little muffins and perfect any time of day.
  • Ready in: 45 minutes
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 25 minutes
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  • Servings: Makes 6 servings

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cooking methods

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  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. In large microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and 1 tablespoon Spinach & Herb Seasoning. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in hash browns, 1 cup cheese and 1 teaspoon Seasoned Salt.
  2. Divide among 1 greased (12-count) muffin pan; press and form into wells creating nests. Bake 10 minutes or until browned.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, remaining ½ tablespoon Spinach & Herb Seasoning and 1 teaspoon Seasoned Salt. Whisk to combine.
  4. Remove pan from oven. Using a spoon, press and form potatoes into wells as needed. Divide ham and egg mixture among wells. Sprinkle tops with remaining ¾ cup cheese. Continue baking 15-20 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before removing from pan.

Makes 6 servings.

Serve with assorted fresh berries and toast.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare step 1 in a gallon freezer bag. Prepare step 3 in a gallon freezer bag. Place cheese in a quart freezer bag. Place ham in a quart freezer bag. Place all bags in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Preheat oven to 425°F and continue with step 2.

Tip: Crumbled breakfast sausage, crumbled bacon or your favorite sautéed veggies can be substituted for the ham, if desired.

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