Denver Hash-Brown Egg Nests

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denver hash brown egg nests

Recipe by Ivy Manning

  • 8Servings


  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 bag (16 oz.) frozen hash browns
  • 1 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 2 oz. sliced ham, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar
  • 8 eggs
  • 2 oz. drained jarred pimiento peppers, sliced
  • 2 scallions, sliced


In large skillet, cook hash browns in butter over medium-high, stirring occasionally, until golden and dry, 8 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle with paprika; season. Coat 8 muffin cups with cooking spray; add hash browns, pressing bottom and sides to form nests. Spray with cooking spray. Broil until starting to crisp, 5 to 8 minutes. Add ham and cheese. Crack 1 egg into each cup. Top with pimientos; season. Bake at 350° until whites are set, about 10 minutes; season. Top with scallions.