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Egg Baskets

Photo: Randy Mayor
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1 serving

Looking for fun brunch ideas? Look no further—we have a beautiful, easy idea for colorful handheld eggy entrees. All you need is a muffin pan and a little less than an hour to make it happen. Check out our how-to video to see how our individual egg baskets are made; recipes follow below. See cook's notes for the fun variations.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes (such as Simply Potatoes)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 114
  • fat 5.6 g
  • satfat 1.6 g
  • monofat 1.8
  • polyfat 1 g
  • cholesterol 186 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 217 mg
  • calcium 31 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Start with shiny, light-colored muffin pans. For each egg basket, spoon 1/4 cup mixture into a muffin cup coated with cooking spray. Press mixture into bottom and up sides of muffin cup, pushing mixture just above rim.
  3. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes.
  4. Crack 1 large egg into each basket. Bake at 400° for 12 to 15 minutes or until eggs are set to your liking. Sprinkle each basket with a dash of kosher salt.

Cook's Notes

For each Carrot-Potato Egg Basket, start with:

2 tablespoons refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes (such as Simply Potatoes)
2 tablespoons shredded carrot

Nutrition Information (per basket): CALORIES 102; FAT 5.6g (sat 1.6g, mono 1.8g, poly 1g); PROTEIN 7g; CARB 6g; FIBER 1g; CHOL 186mg; IRON 1mg; SODIUM 213mg; CALC 33mg       For each Zucchini-Herb-Potato Egg Basket, start with:

2 tablespoons refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes (such as Simply Potatoes)
2 tablespoons shredded zucchini, patted dry with paper towels
1 teaspoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh chives

Nutrition Information (per basket): CALORIES 100; FAT 5.7g (sat 1.6g, mono 1.8g, poly 1g); PROTEIN 7g; CARB 5g; FIBER 0g; CHOL 186mg; IRON 1mg; SODIUM 205mg; CALC 33mg     For each Beet-Potato Egg Basket, start with:  

2 tablespoons refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes (such as Simply Potatoes)
2 tablespoons shredded red beet

Nutrition Information (per basket): CALORIES 104; FAT 5.6g (sat 1.6g, mono 1.8g, poly 1g); PROTEIN 7g; CARB 6g; FIBER 1g; CHOL 186mg; IRON 1mg; SODIUM 217mg; CALC 31mg