Eggs in a Nest
Recipe from Smithfield

A wonderful breakfast or brunch.

Eggs in a Nest

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Servings: 4
Total Time: 20 mins
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  • 1   cup 
    Smithfield Smoked Ham Steak or Boneless Ham, diced
  • 3   sheets 
    phyllo dough, thawed
  • 6   tablespoons 
    butter, melted
  • 2   
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 4   
  • 2   tablespoons 
    water or sour cream
  • 1   tablespoon 
  • 1   cup 
    grated cheddar cheese
    Salt and pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter 4 muffin cups. In a small bowl, combine melted butter and garlic.
On a cutting board, stack 3 phyllo sheets and cut into fourths, forming 12 squares. Cover phyllo with a damp paper towel when not in use because it dries out quickly.
Press 1 phyllo square (one sheet thick) into bottom of each muffin cup. (Don't worry if phyllo tears.) Brush with butter. Add another layer of phyllo and brush with butter. Repeat a third time.
Bake for 10 minutes. Carefully remove phyllo baskets from muffin cups and cool on wire rack.
In a medium bowl, beat eggs, add salt and pepper to taste with 2 tablespoons water or sour cream.
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a medium skillet and add eggs. Sprinkle ham over eggs. Scramble eggs to desired doneness. Sprinkle in cheese and stir until melted. Spoon into phyllo baskets. Sprinkle tops with a little more cheese.
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Serve with Tater Tots.
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