Baked eggs with potatoes, mushrooms & cheese

Baked eggs with potatoes, mushrooms & cheese

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Crack eggs into this oven-baked take on a potato hash for an easy one-pot dinner or brunch

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal493
  • fat22g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs42g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre7g
  • protein27g
  • salt0.9g
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Ingredients

  • 3 baking potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 600g mushrooms, quartered
    Mushroom

    Mushroom

    mush-room

    The mushroom is a fungus which comes in a wide range of varieties that belong to two distinct…

  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 tbsp thyme leaves
  • 140g cheddar, grated
    Cheddar

    Cheddar

    Ched-ah

    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

  • 4 eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the potatoes in a pan of water, bring to the boil, cook for 5 mins, then drain. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Cook the potatoes, mushrooms and garlic for 5-8 mins to soften the mushrooms and brown the edges of the potatoes. Stir in half the thyme and cook for 1 min more.

  2. Spoon the potato mixture into a baking dish and sprinkle with the cheese and the remaining thyme. Make holes in the mixture and break in 4 eggs. Bake in the oven for 12-15 mins until the eggs are set and the cheese has melted.

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fraserwj045
24th Mar, 2017
0.05
After years of using this website and being delighted with every recipe I've ever tried, this one has been a major disappointment. After three attempts it's not one I would recommend to my friends.
burbles
8th Jul, 2016
5.05
Yummy, simple, versatile meal. Can easily be made more healthy or indulgent. Did it all in one oven proof casserole dish. Added onion and a drop of Worcester sauce on top!
Lazmanlikefood
4th May, 2016
Very tasty! I stirred in some spare salmon scraps and did it with sweet potatoes as well as a few small boiled ones. Very easy! Quite a bit of washing up though...
Twinklebum99
28th Mar, 2016
3.8
I liked this. I read the comments and cooked in the oven for 25 minutes. I added broccoli and bacon and chilli to use bits up in my fridge. Will make again as easy and tasty
yaypandas
11th Feb, 2016
0.05
Eggs were no way cooked in the time specified + 10 minutes, cook your eggs longer. Dangerous recipe.
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Hekel1989
6th Jun, 2015
5.05
Nice and easy, very tasty and has got all the nutrients you need in one dish! Whoever wants to try a more "Mediterranean" version of it can try to replace Cheddar with Parmesan and Sunflower oil with Olive oil; and, as I'm not a big fan on thyme, I spiced it up a bit with some ground pepper and oregano. Loved it!
Ptheobald
31st Mar, 2015
3.8
This was quick and easy, I didn't have any mushrooms so I added sliced Brussel sprouts and sliced onion. Also added some chilli flakes and a veggie oxo cube for flavour topped with cheddar and parmesan cheese.
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Minoo
5th Mar, 2015
5.05
This was a cheap and easy dish to make, but did take a bit longer than I expected. I added some bacon too, which was a nice addition!
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