700g cold mashed potatoes, about three large potatoes
2 shallots (scallions) thinly sliced
1 cup tasty cheddar cheese, grated
½ cup of parmesan cheese, grated
3 large eggs, separated
¼ cup full cream milk
¼ cup melted butter
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves or 2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon fine salt
½ teaspoon fine white pepper
How to prepare
Preheat the oven to 430 degrees Fahrenheit on bake, not fan, and lightly butter a 12 cup normal sized muffin tin. Then place all ingredients except the egg whites in a large bowl and mix thoroughly.
In a separate bowl beat egg whites till stiff and airy, fold a quarter of the whites into the mixture, and fold through the mixture to slacken it.
Gently fold remaining whites into the mixture and spoon into the muffin tin. Allow to bake on the middle shelf for 20-25 minutes or until golden.
Remove from the heat. Serve and enjoy!