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Sweet Potato Bird’s Nests

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Sweet Potato Bird’s Nests
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 8 muffin liners (optional)
  • 1 large sweet potato (OR sub 1 bag spiralized sweet potato)
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 3 baby portobello mushrooms
  • 12 ounce breakfast sausage (Read all ingredient lists; avoid added msg, sugar, gluten, salt, etc.)
  • 8 eggs (omega-3)
  • S&P
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • 8 muffin liners (optional)
  • 1 large sweet potato (OR sub 1 bag spiralized sweet potato)
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 3 baby portobello mushrooms
  • 12 ounce breakfast sausage (Read all ingredient lists; avoid added msg, sugar, gluten, salt, etc.)
  • 8 eggs (omega-3)
  • S&P
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease or line 8 cups of a muffin pan.
  2. With a spiralizer, spiralize 1 large sweet potato. *NOTE: If not using a spiralizer, bake the sweet potato by wrapping in foil and baking in 350F oven for 1-1½ hr or until knife inserts easily. Remove from oven, cool, and mash).
  3. Finely chop 1 small onion for ~2T and dice 3 mushrooms. Set aside together.
  4. In a large skillet, brown 12oz ground breakfast sausage. Cool.
  5. Place spiralized sweet potato, evenly, into muffin tins until they are about halfway full.
  6. Crack 1 egg and place on top of spiralized sweet potato.
  7. Top w/ ground sausage, 2T yellow onion & diced mushrooms. Sprinkle w/ S&P, cover w/ foil and bake for 15 mins.
  8. Remove foil & cook for ~5 mins to crisp sweet potato if desired.
Recipe Notes

If you do not have a spiralizer and chose to make mashed sweet potatoes, serve sweet potatoes on side. The egg cups will require less time to bake as well since they will not have sweet potato on the bottom.

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