Farmhouse Baked Eggs with Cheddar and Potatoes


  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 lbs red-skinned potatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup shredded extra-sharp white cheddar cheese (about 4 oz)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Melt butter in a large cast-iron skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add potatoes and cook, stirring occasionally until tender and brown, about 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in parsley and garlic.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and remove from heat.
  6. Make 4 shallow depressions in potatoes and break 2 eggs into each.
  7. Transfer to oven and bake until egg whites are cooked and yolks are still runny, about 10 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle cheese over eggs and continue baking until cheese melts, about 1 minute more.
  9. Serve immediately.

Courtesy of Food Network 2011 Calendar


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