Bacon Potato Nests

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Bacon Potato Nests

by ToTT

This Easter egg tart bacon potato nests recipe is a must-have for your Easter table this year! A perfect finger food to share and enjoy with family and friends.


Cuisine: Western Course: Appetiser

Skill Level: Novice

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins Total: 35  mins


  • 5-6 Potatoes
  • 128g shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 small eggs
  • 100g Bacon bits


  1. Pre-heat oven to 230 °C / 450°F.
  2. Use a spiralizer to shred the potatoes.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded potatoes and1/2 cup cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Grease a 12 cup muffin tin with olive oil. Divide the hashbrown mixture evenly the muffin cups. Use your fingers to pack them tightly and shape them into nests or press down with a small measuring cup.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until the edges have browned. Remove nests from oven and reduce temperature to 176°C / 350°F
  6. Crack a small egg into each nest. Top with a sprinkle of cheese and diced bacon. Bake at 176°C / 350°F until the egg whites set, about, about 12-15 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan.
  7. Garnish the tops with parsley flakes and serve.
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