On-The-Go Baked Egg Nests

I love a breakfast that’s quick and easy for an on-the-go type of day. Sometimes we don’t have time for a serious sit down meal, so preparing these on-the-go baked egg nests are perfect for when you are rushing out the door but still want your protein-packed nutrient dense meal (or snack).

I am a big fan of eggs as my mid-day snack. I stock up on organic or farm-fresh eggs and am constantly making soft-boiled eggs throughout the week. Hence why I love these; there is so much variation! This time around I chose to make six over easy and six omelette-style, both lined with sweet potato nests, and I top them both with hot sauce, of course. 


On-The-Go Baked Egg Nests
Yields 12
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
55 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
55 min
Two Ways
  1. Over easy or omelette style
For both
  1. 12 organic or farm-fresh eggs
  2. 1 medium sweet potato
  3. 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  4. Himalayan sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  5. Optional: 5 slices nitrate-free bacon, cooked
For Option 2- Omelettes
  1. Veggies of choice: tomato, onion, spinach, broccoli, mushrooms
  2. Himalayan sea salt, to taste
  3. Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  4. 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  5. 1/4 tsp onion powder
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 and grease muffin tins
  2. 2. Grate sweet potato using cheese grater or food processor, squeeze out excess water
  3. 3. Mix 1 tsp oil, salt, and pepper with sweet potato
  4. 4. Line the bottom of your muffin tins with the sweet potato mixture
  5. 5. Let bake for 20 minutes then remove muffin tins
  6. 6.
  7. Option 1: Over easy: crack egg into the muffin tins (add optional pre-cooked bacon)
  8. Option 2: Omelettes: mix eggs in a bowl, add in veggies, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper, add into muffin tins
  9. 7. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until eggs are firm
  10. 8. Remove and serve hot
  11. 9. Store in air-tight tupperware in refrigerator
  1. Make sure to spray/grease your muffin tins so the sweet potato nests do not stick
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