Sunday, December 16, 2018

Holiday Brunch

Hash Brown and Egg Breakfast Cups

Cook's Notes: Add a spin to your holiday entertaining with Hash Brown and Egg Breakfast Cups. Recipe was adapted from cuisineathome.com   and makes 12 breakfast cups. Refrigerate leftovers and reheat during the week for a quick breakfast pick me up. Be creative as there are plenty of options for this recipe that include: diced ham, broccoli florets or make vegetarian cups with spinach and peppers. 
Ingredients:
  • 1 package Jimmy Dean Sausage 
  • 3 cups refrigerated shredded hash browns
  • 2 TB. butter, divided
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup combination of diced sweet mini peppers 
  • 3/4 cup diced sweet onions
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 7 eggs
  • 1/4 cup whole or 2 % milk
  • 1 TB hot sauce e.g. Sriracha
  • 1 tsp. parsley flakes
Directions:
 Step One
  • Brown sausage, crumble and drain and wipe pan clean. Set aside. Saute peppers and onions  for 3-4 minutes in 1 TB. butter. Add in garlic cloves, and saute 2 minutes. 
  • Combine sausage, peppers, onions and garlic. This step can be done ahead, refrigerate until needed.     
Step Two 
  • Spread refrigerated shredded hash browns patted dry out on a baking sheet for 1-2 hours to dry out a bit. 
  • Toss with 1 TB. melted butter, shredded cheddar cheese, salt and pepper mix well. 
Step Three
  • Generously grease muffin pan wells.

Step Four 
  • Preheat oven 425 degrees and press heaping 1/4 cup hash brown mixture into bottom and up sides of muffin wells. 
  • Bake 10 minutes until starting to brown.    
Step Five 
  • Whisk together eggs, milk, parsley flakes and Sriracha. 
Step Six
  • Divide sausage mixture evenly over hash brown cups (about 1/4 cup). Slowly pour  milk/egg mixture over sausage mixture. 
  • Bake 15 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from center. Loosen cups from pan by running a knife around edges.  
Looking for more brunch ideas? Try some of these previously posted recipes from Ever Ready. 
Puff Pastry Egg Cups
https://sockfairies.blogspot.com/2018/03/easter-brunch.html
Eggs Benedict Casserole
http://sockfairies.blogspot.com/2016/12/holiday-brunch.html
Chicken Pot Pies
http://sockfairies.blogspot.com/2016/05/happy-mothers-day.html
Creamy Scrambled Eggs with Salmon
https://sockfairies.blogspot.com/2014/03/spring-brunch-ideas-part-one.html
Como Park Conservatory St. Paul, Minnesota 


2 comments:

  1. What fun and festive recipes! Pinned the whole lot!

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  2. I love this kind of meal - make it ahead and enjoy the day with good food! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner link up! Have a wonderful week!

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