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Hawaiian Breakfast Cups

In Hawaii, this dish is called Hua Moa Pua’a lpu, meaning flower, cup and egg. This sweet and savory ham cup has a nice surprise inside with just a touch of mild salsa and sharp cheddar cheese.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 6 thin slices deli ham
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons mild salsa
  • 6 canned pineapple slices
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line six greased 8-oz. ramekins with ham. Layer each with cheese, salsa and pineapple. Crack an egg into the center of each cup; sprinkle with seasoning blend.
  • Place ramekins on a baking sheet. Bake until egg whites are completely set and yolks are still soft, 20-25 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 breakfast cup: 131 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 226mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 11g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 medium-fat meat, 1/2 starch.
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  • LauraManning
    Jan 26, 2011

    A tasty new way to eat eggs. I didn't have salsa, and it was still really good. I had to put 2 pieces of delhi ham in the ramekin to make it go up the sides and serve as the "cup" that the other stuff was in.

  • TerryLS
    Dec 31, 2010

    tastey combination. I used canadian bacon instead of the deli ham.