Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Mexican Fiesta Tater Breakfast Popovers

Mexican Fiesta Tater Breakfast Popovers

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Appetizers and Snacks, Main Dish
Servings 6
Calories 67 kcal


  • 5 Beaten eggs
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Lime zest
  • 1/2 cup Diced multi-color peppers
  • 1 tsp Sea salt
  • 1 tsp Coarse ground pepper
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tbsp Hot sauce
  • 1 tbsp Dried cilantro flakes
  • 1/2 cup Chopped avocado
  • 1/2 cup Half-and-half
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup Diced pepper jack cheese
  • 1 cup Grated potatoes grate just before mixing
  • Shredded iceberg lettuce
  • sour cream
  • Hot sauce
  • Lime zest


  • In a large mixing bowl combine the eggs, lime juice, lime zest, peppers, salt, pepper, cumin, hot sauce, cilantro, avocado, half and half, cheddar cheese and pepper jack cheese and blend together well.
  • Using a box shredder, grate one cup of potatoes (skin on). Blend into egg mixture.
  • Pour into individual popover pan (about 3⁄4 full) that has been coated with cooking spray. Place popover pan on a cookie sheet.
  • Bake for about 20-22 minutes in a preheated 375 degree oven. When done, remove and let cool about 10 minutes then gently nudge out using a butter knife around the edges.
  • Option: Serve on a bed of shredded iceberg lettuce drizzled with sour cream. Grate on some additional lime zest with a few drops of hot sauce.


Calories: 67kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 3gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 512mgPotassium: 49mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 175IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 93mgIron: 1mg
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