Eggs in a Nest Mountain Pie

A bunch of breakfast favorites all bundled up in one little pie iron. 

Ingredients for Eggs in a Nest Mountain Pie
Frozen hash browns, eggs, shredded cheddar, salt, pepper, onion powder and paprika

Prepping your taters
Prepping your taters
Make a nest
Make a nest in the hot potatoes.
Crack your egg
Crack your egg in the center or your nest.
Finished eggs in a nest mountain pie
It’s done when the taters are brown and the egg appears cooked.

Eggs in a Nest Mountain Pie Recipe:

1 tablespoon butter or oil
1/2 cup hash brown potatoes
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
pinch of paprika
dash salt
dash pepper
1 egg

Add potatoes, onion powder and 1 tablespoon of butter or oil in a well-greased pie iron. Cook until potatoes begin to brown.

Remove from fire and open cooker. Using a fork, form a “nest” into the center of the potatoes.

Break the egg into the center “nest,” close the cooker and return to the fire until the egg is cooked.

It is done when the potatoes look brown and the egg looks cooked.


Judge Comments:

This breakfast appealed greatly to one of the judges, but not so much to the others. Ketchup was needed for flavor and overall was kind of bland, It has potential but it needs work. I bet you can guess this wasn’t a winner in the Mountain Pie Contest.

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