Baked Eggs on a Bed of Potatoes With Bacon

"I used leftover mashed potatoes that had cheese in it for a nice extra."
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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • On a cookie sheet pan place strips of bacon and bake until crisp.
  • Meanwhile heat potatoes in microwave oven for 1 or 2 minutes.
  • Remove bacon set aside. Drain the fat and discard, leaving just a touch.
  • Place potatoes on pan and make small indents with the back of a spoon.
  • Crack eggs into each indent.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Bake until eggs are to desired doneness.
  • Carefully place on plates.
  • Serve with the bacon.

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  1. Yummy breakfast, and with leftovers quick and easy too! My potatoes had a little cheddar and sour cream in them. I made a single serving in an individual ramekin, and I put ready-to-eat bacon strips around the inside edge before putting in the potatoes and eggs, so everything was cooked together. Very nice - thanks for sharing the recipe! Made for ZWT6, Zwizzle Chicks
  2. I made this for dinner for my daughter, my 21 month old twin granddaughters and me. It was 94 degrees here in Longmont, Colorado and I didn't want to heat up the house with the oven so I made the recipe in a sauté pan on the stove top. I just used regular mashed potatoes and then put a lid on the pan for about 10 minutes. Everyone agreed that this is DELICIOUS! Another fantastic "Rita Recipe" for sure!
  3. This was a wonderful brunch! For the potatoes, I used Recipe #230245 and it was perfect. I did have to cook it considerably longer to get the eggs set to my taste. This is a dish for which I will plan leftover potatoes--often.
  4. Hubby really enjoyed his dinner.
  5. Great, easy and very tasty recipe. I had garlic mashed potatoes and I mixed in a little shredded cheddar cheese before adding the eggs. I had to increase the oven temp to 375 and baked the whole dish about 15 minutes. I served some green beans on the side for a light and yummy dinner. I'll make this again. Thanks Rita for posting!



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