Egg-In-A-Hole Sweet Potato Nests Recipe

Egg-In-A-Hole Sweet Potato Nests Recipe

How To Make Egg in a Hole Sweet Potato Nests

Enjoy a warm plate of these crispy sweet potato nests, topped with a delectably runny egg, for a flavorful breakfast dish!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 1large sweet potato
  • 1medium yellow onion
  • tspsalt
  • 1tsppepper
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • 3tbspflour
  • 7eggs
  • 3tbspolive oil
  • bacon crumbs,to taste
  • raspberry,to taste

For Garnish:

  • banana,sliced, to taste
  • spring onion,to taste


  1. Peel the skin off the sweet potato, and coarsely grate on a box grater. Peel the onion, and coarsely grate on a box grater.

  2. Transfer the grated sweet potato and onion to a towel-lined bowl. Gently twist the towel, squeezing the liquid into an empty bowl, and discard.

  3. Transfer the sweet potato and onion to a bowl, then sprinkle with salt, pepper, garlic powder, flour, and 1 egg. Gently stir to combine.

  4. Form large flat patties with hands, approximately ⅓ cup of mixture each.

  5. Heat a 9 ½ -inch frying pan on medium heat and coat with oil. Add the sweet potato patties, then fry for 2 to 3 minutes, then gently flip.

  6. Immediately use a small cookie cutter to remove a hole in the middle of each fritter. Crack an egg in the hole, add a pinch of salt and pepper, then cover.

  7. Fry for 3 to 7 minutes, or until cooked to desired preference.

  8. Uncover and serve with banana and spring onions, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 179.18kcal
  • Fat: 11.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.53g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.70g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.19g
  • Fiber: 1.40g
  • Sugar: 2.12g
  • Protein: 7.47g
  • Cholesterol: 186.62mg
  • Sodium: 249.38mg
  • Calcium: 43.74mg
  • Potassium: 204.14mg
  • Iron: 1.24mg
  • Vitamin A: 272.42µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.01mg
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