Breakfast in a Shell

Breakfast in a Shell


Breakfast in a Shell

Getting Started

What You’ll Need

  • 1 package Azteca (bakeable) salad shells
  • 10 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mild cheddar cheese (plus additional for topping)
  • 1 pound package frozen hash browns
  • 2-3 tablespoons butter
  • 6 slices smoked bacon



Bake shells according to package directions; set aside


Cut bacon into bite size pieces; cook over medium heat till crisp; drain on a paper towel


In a large mixing bowl beat eggs with a whisk or large fork; stir in cheese salt and pepper. Pour eggs and cheese mixture into a large non-stick skillet sprayed with vegetable oil and 1 tablespoon melted butter


Note: eggs cook best in two separate batches
Cook eggs slowly over medium to low heat till done; remover from heat


Layer the potatoes then eggs, extra cheese and bacon pieces into the baked shell; serve immediately

Alterations: add chopped green onions or chives, sour cream or sausage gravy instead of bacon