1/4 cup chopped, fresh herbs (tarragon, dill, parsley)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
Bacon fat or butter
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1 cups shredded cheese (or cheddar or jack)
Combine mashed potatoes, bacon, onion, herbs and pepper, stirring until well
Grease a shallow baking pan with bacon fat or butter, sprinkle with bread crumbs.
Spoon 8 mounds of potato mixture into pan. With back of spoon, make deep depressions,
large enough to contain eggs in the potatoes.
Bake at 450 degrees F for 10 minutes or until potatoes are hot.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F.
Break 1 egg into each potato hollow. Bake for 20 minutes or until eggs are set.
Sprinkle with cheese.
Return to oven until cheese melts and eggs are done.