Egg nested in hash browns

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Sunday was made for brunching! I love brunch. I love brunch food. I love brunch food for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner. These nests are super easy, super delicious, and an excellent go-to when you invite your closest girlfriends over for Sunday drinks and eats. There are so many variations you can make but this Sunday I just did a standard egg and cheese.

 

INGREDIENTS

15 oz. frozen shredded hash browns, thawed

1 cup Sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded

1 tablespoon olive oil

12 medium eggs

Salt and pepper

1 tablespoon of Cheddar to top

1/2 tablespoon of parsley, (dry or fresh)

1 avocado

INSTRUCTIONS

Mix hash browns, salt, pepper, olive oil and 1 cup of cheddar cheese in a mixing bowl

Grease the muffin pan and divide hash brown mixture. Use your fingers to make the nests and make sure potato covers the bottom.

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Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Hash browns will be browned on the edge.

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Crack a medium egg into each nest and season with a pinch of salt, pepper, and parsley. Top with a sprinkle of shredded cheddar.

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Bake at 350 degrees F for 13 minutes. Egg whites should look set.

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Gently slide a knife along the edge (carefully, my first one was a casualty) and lift them out with a fork. (KEY)

Plate and top with a spoonful of pico de gallo and a couple slices of avocado. YUM.

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The egg will be poached so make sure that your guests like their eggs runny. Pair it with a nice mimosa and your guests will be raring to come back!

Other variations:

Adding bacon, prosciutto, or ground sausage

Sweet potato hash brown nests with sugar-cinnamon apples topped with marshmallows. Mmmmm Thanksgiving ideas!

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I hope you are enjoying your weekend. I hope it involves great food, great drinks, and most importantly, good laughs with family and friends.

Cheers!

bullseye

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