Luscious Baked Eggs

Looking for a something warm, cozy and little different for brunch this weekend? Check out these creamy, savory baked egg ramekins. Start with a layer of soft mashed potatoes, add in fragrant thyme, crispy bacon and finish with some gooey mozzarella and you're looking at a tasty breakfast!

Ingredients:

1 cup mashed potatoes (Check out this recipe here: https://messykitchenhappybelly.com/2016/09/23/mini-meatloaves-with- garlic-mashed-potatoes/ minus the garlic powder) 4 crispy slices of bacon, drained 2 teaspoons fresh thyme 2 eggs pinch salt and pepper 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese sprinkle of dry parsley to finish 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees and grease two ramekins.

  2. Divide the mashed potatoes between the two ramekins and gently press the potatoes into the ramekins. Create a small divot in the potatoes for your egg to sit.

  3. Crumble bacon and lay it, and the fresh thyme, over the mashed potatoes.

  4. Gently crack an egg into each ramekin, sprinkle the top of the egg with salt and pepper.

  5. Bake covered for 10 minutes at 425 degrees then remove cover.

  6. Increase your oven temp to 475 degrees and bake uncovered for another 5 minutes.

  7. Sprinkle mozzarella over each ramekin and bake, uncovered, for another 5 minutes.

  8. Sprinkle with dried parsley and enjoy!

Recipe with photos here: https://messykitchenhappybelly.com/2017/01/20/luscious-baked-eggs/

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