idaho sunrise-a breakfast

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This is simplicity at it’s best. A leftover baked potato. Eggs, cheese, and bacon.

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cut the top off a potato and scoop out a bit of the inside. Add salt and pepper and a spot of butter.

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crack an egg into each potato and bake at 350 for 20min. Top with bacon, cheese, parsley, chives…whatever you fancy. Enjoy. Don’t ya just love simple meals?

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Betcha can’t eat just one…

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so…what are you making for breakfast tomorrow?

idaho sunrise-a breakfast
  • 4 previously baked potatoes
  • 4 tbs butter
  • 4 medium eggs
  • scallions, bacon, cheese for garnish
  • salt, pepper
  1. Slice a portion of the potato lengthwise so you are able to hollow it out to make a bowl.
  2. Place 1 tbs of butter on each potato
  3. Crack an egg in each potato
  4. Sprinkle with desired toppings and seasonings
  5. Bake in a preheated 375 oven for 17-25 minutes or until eggs are just set.


*recipe came from my mama- I was told it’s based on a cookbook called “The Supper Book” by Marion Cunningham

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  2. WOW these look absolutely AMAZING. What a clever idea to hollow out the potatoes and placing an egg inside, I will make these for my fiance I know he will love them.

  3. What a lovely idea! I’m the health and fitness blogger for I’d love to feature this on my blog tomorrow, with a link back to you. Hope that’s OK–just holler if not, but I’ll plan on a morning post. Many thanks!

  4. Those look really great, and a killer idea to place an egg inside the potato shell. I am going to have to try this one as a couple of my kids really dig eggs and potatoes. Good work.

  5. These look fantastic. I might need to bake up some potatoes tonight just so I can have this in the morning.

  6. This is a fabulous idea. I’m jealous that I didn’t think of it first! You are quite clever!

  7. I love this recipe! What a fabulous idea. I can see so many variations here- how about adding smoked salmon and capers? Chili and cheese? Great idea- thanks for sharing!

  8. Now that looks positively delicious….my mouth is watering wishing I coul bite into one of those…..yummmm….your pics are incredible!

  9. I can’t wait to try these.. They look so delicious! I bet the eggs and potatoes resemble hash browns a little bit.. I bet we can do these on the grill camping. YUM!
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  11. Honestly, has anyone actually cooked thes yet? It seems to me that you would want to fully cook the potatoe before adding the egg. Otherwise you would be biting into a nice crisp raw potatoe or a terribly over cooked egg. It’s awful nice for everyone to be slapping you on the ass and passing out kudos, but I wouldn’t mind hearing from someone that has cooked the recipe.

  12. I just made this tonight, and it was delicious! I don’t eat meat, so I skipped the bacon. The only problem was that by the time the egg white was cooked thoroughly enough for my liking, the yolk was more medium and I wished it was a little more runny.

    I suppose that is more of a personal taste thing though. Wonderful recipe, thank you! I will definitely be trying this again.

  13. Made this tonight. Awesome!!!! I put a bit of creole seasoning on top and some shredded cheese in the base of the potato under the egg. Incredibly easy dish and delicious!!!

    The leftover innards of the potato will be served as potato pancakes later!

  14. I came across this after making baked potatoes last night and figured this would be a awesome idea for my leftover potatos– just to caution everyone- the recipe calls for medium eggs and now I know why. I tried this using extra large and I didn’t cut deep enough into my baked potato. The result is that it took about 40 minutes for the egg to cook… Which kind of disappointed me a little bit because I thought it be a easy 20 minute thing. The result was tasty, I’ll probably try again to try to get it right.

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