Baked Eggs in Tomato Shells

Title: Baked Eggs in Tomato Shells
Categories: Eggs
Yield: 6 Servings

6 md Sized tomatoes
1 ts Onion powder
1/2 ts Tarragon leaves,crushed
1/3 ts Ground black pepper
6 Eggs
1 1/2 tb Soft bread crumbs
2 ts Grated Parmesan cheese
1 ts Parsley flakes
1 ts Butter or margarine

Hold tomatoes at room temperature until fully ripe. Preheat oven to 350
degrees.Cut a thin slice from the stem end of each tomato.Scoop out pulp
(use in stews,soups,etc.).Sprinkle inside of tomato shells lightly with
salt;invert on board to drain,about 10 minutes.Combine onion
powder,tarragon,1/8 teaspoon salt and black pepper;blend well.Sprinkle each
shell with about 1/2 teaspoon seasoning mixture.Break one egg into each
tomato.Place on buttered baking pan.Bake until eggs are firm,25 to 30
minutes.Combine bread crumbs,cheese and parsley. Sprinkle around outer edge
of each tomato,Dot with butter. Place under a preheated hot broiler until
crumbs are lightly browned,1 to 2 minutes.Serves 6.

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