Tater Tot Cups with Eggs and Cheese


Tater Tot Cups with Eggs and Cheese

Tater Tot Cups with Eggs and Cheese
Tater Tot Cups with Eggs and Cheese

"Today’s breakfast recipe is one of those foods that you cook once and you are set for a few days. We put tater tots, eggs, and cheese in muffin tins and bake them. Those tater top cups only require 7 ingredients and less than 30 minutes to make. If you are tight on time in the morning, make them the day before and you can easily reheat them in a microwave next morning. They were so darn hearty and delicious!"

NotesYou can add sausage, spinach, mushrooms in these tater tot cups. Just use a bigger size muffin pan.

Yields12 tater tot cups

Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time17 min

Cooking Vessel Size12-cup muffin pan


  • 50 -60 tater tots, thawed
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • 12 eggs
  • 12 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese or more
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • chopped green onion for garnishing
  1. Preheat oven 375°F.

  2. Allow the tater tots to sit a few minutes to soften so you can squish them or microwave them for a minute or two to expedite the process.

  3. Spray a 12-cup muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.

  4. Place 4 or 5 tots in each cup. Mash with a back of spoon to line the bottom and sides of each cup.

  5. Add 1 tablespoon of cheddar cheese into each cup. Place in oven and bake 5 minutes.

  6. Remove the muffin pan from oven and break an egg into each cup. Sprinkle a little more cheese on top of each egg.

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I love tater tots! This looks like the perfect breakfast recipe for someone who doesn't have time to sit down and eat breakfast in the morning.


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