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Microwave 3-Minute Breakfast Hash

Microwave 3-Minute Breakfast HashNo time for breakfast? Try this simple microwave combo of eggs, hash browns and cheese for a quick filling breakfast.

This recipe is an excellent source of choline, and a good source of protein, vitamin D and calcium.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup frozen potatoes O'Brien or shredded hash browns
1 large egg
Salt and ground black pepper to taste (optional)
Shredded cheddar cheese
Ketchup or BBQ sauce (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Coat 8-ounce microwave-safe ramekin or small cereal bowl with cooking spray. Add potatoes; microwave on HIGH 1 minute until hot. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Break egg into bowl. Beat egg with fork until blended.
  2. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds; stir. microwave until egg is almost set, about 15 to 30 seconds longer.
  3. Top with cheese. Serve with ketchup or BBQ sauce, if desired.

Makes 1 serving.


  • Don't overcook. Scrambled eggs will continue to cook and firm up after removed from microwave.
  • Microwave ovens vary. Cook time may need to be adjusted.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 recipe): Calories: 168; Total Fat: 9 g (Saturated fat: 5 g; Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g; Monounsaturated fat: 3 g) Cholesterol: 201 mg; Sodium: 172 mg; Carbohydrates: 9 g; Dietary Fiber: 1 g; Protein: 10 g; Vitamin A: 411.5 IU; Vitamin D: 44.4 IU; Folate: 26 mcg; Calcium: 129.8 mg; Iron: 1 mg; Choline: 127.9 mg.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the American Egg Board (AEB) and Egg Nutrition Center (ENC).