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Amazing Muffin Cups

Prep time 20 mins
Baking time 30 mins
Yield 12

Ingredients

  • 12 links Johnsonville Original Breakfast Sausage
  • 3 cups frozen country-style hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives or green onion

How to Make It

  1. Prepare sausage according to package instructions, cool slightly and cut into 1/2-inch pieces; set aside.  In a bowl, combine hash browns, butter, salt and pepper; divide evenly into 12 greased muffin cups.  Press mixture onto sides and bottom of muffin cups.  Bake at 400°F for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.  Remove from oven, divide sausage pieces into muffin cups.  In a bowl, combine eggs, cheese and bell pepper.  Spoon mixture evenly into muffin cups.  Sprinkle with chives or onion.  Return to oven, bake 13-15 minutes or until set.  Serve.