ClockPlayEmailInstagramLinkSMSTwitterYouTubeWhatsAppXSearchClockRight ArrowArrow DownCaret downCaret upCaret leftCaret rightHamburger MenuPop OutThumbs upThumbs up buySpeechAudio onReplayPlusMinusSad smiley faceNo resultsSwapMoreYour grocery bagSuccessShop Tasty MerchYour Cart (empty)Your CartFacebookPinterestEmailPrintSmsTwitterWhatsappCommentTips Highlights
Skip to Content

Sweet Potato Breakfast Cups

Sweet Potato Breakfast Cups are the breakfast of champions. With their hearty sweet potato base, they're a meal that will keep you full and satisfied all morning long.

Tasty Team
96% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Sweet Potato Breakfast Cups

Under 30 minutes


for 12 breakfast cups

  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • ½ teaspoon pepper, plus more to taste
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded cheese blend (100 g)

Filling Suggestions

    Egg And Pepper

    • 2 small eggs, beaten
    • ¼ red bell pepper, seeded and diced

    Broccoli, Tomato, And Cheese

    • ½ cup small broccoli floret (75 g)
    • ½ cup cherry tomato (100 g), halved
    • ¼ cup shredded cheese blend (25 g)

    Pepper, Onion, And Bacon

    • ¼ red bell pepper, seeded and diced
    • ¼ cup onion (40 g), diced
    • 1 ½ strips bacon, cooked and diced

    Egg And Bacon

    • 3 small eggs
    • 1 ½ strips bacon, cooked and diced

    Nutrition Info

    • Calories 188
    • Fat 11g
    • Carbs 11g
    • Fiber 1g
    • Sugar 4g
    • Protein 9g

    Estimated values based on one serving size.


    1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
    2. With a mandolin or a sharp knife, carefully cut the sweet potatoes into ¹⁄₁₆-inch (1 mm) thick slices.
    3. Place the sweet potato slices in a large bowl, add the salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder, and toss the potatoes until evenly coated.
    4. Let sit for about 20 minutes, until water releases from the sweet potatoes and the slices are soft and flexible.
    5. Brush the cups of a 12-cup muffin tin with the olive oil.
    6. Arrange 5 sweet potato slices around the sides of a muffin cup, overlapping slightly. Place 1 slice on the bottom to create a flower. Repeat with the remaining potato slices. Sprinkle a bit of cheese in the bottom of each cup.
    7. Bake for 10 minutes until the cheese has melted and the sweet potato slices are tender.
    8. Remove the potato cups from the oven and reduce the oven temperature to 300°F (150°C).
    9. Add your desired fillings to the cups. Season with salt and pepper.
    10. Bake for another 20-25 minutes, or until the eggs are completely cooked and/or the vegetables are tender. Let cool for about 5 minutes.
    11. Serve warm.
    12. Enjoy!
    13. Don't just wing it -- plan it! Use our meal planner tool in the Tasty app. Download here.
    Sweet Potato Breakfast Cups