Eggs Baked in Potatoes

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Total Time
20 mins
15 mins

An egg baked inside a russet potato whose flesh has been mashed with grated parmesan cheese and olive oil or butter

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  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Bake the potato until the skin and the interior feels soft when pierced with a skewer.
  3. Slash the potato lenghtwise about halfway down into the flesh.
  4. Protecting your hands with a kitchen towel, hold onto both ends and push so that the slash opens up to expose the interior of each potato.
  5. Using a tablespoon, scoop about 1/2 cup of the flesh from the potato into a small bowl.
  6. Add oil/butter, half of the cheese, a pinch of salt and black pepper and mash with a fork until blended.
  7. Spoon back into the potato, pressing down and making an indentation in the center.
  8. Place the potato in a small baking dish. Break the egg into a cup and slip the egg into the center of the potato. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  9. Bake until the egg white is set to the desired doneness, Approximately 10-15 minutes. Serve!