Tater Tot Cups With Cheese and Eggs

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 12 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 50 -60
    tater tots (1 large package in frozen foods section)
  • 12
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 12
    tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven 375°F.
  • Let the tater tots you are using to set out for a few minutes to soften so you can squish them.
  • Grease 12-cup muffin pan with vegetable oil.
  • Take 4 or 5 tots place in each cup.
  • Mash with pestle or back of spoon to line the bottom and sides of each cup.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of cheddar cheese.
  • Press down in bottom of the cup with spoon.
  • Place in oven and cook 5 minutes.
  • Take out of the oven and break an egg in each cup.
  • Bake 15 minutes until white and yolk are set. It could be 20 minutes.
  • Check frequently.
  • If you want the yolk to be basted, spoon a little water on top of each yolk.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Use a heat resistant rubber spatula to loosen edges and bottom of each tater tot cup.
  • Serve on serving platter.
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