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Elegant Baked Eggs

Elegant Baked EggsEggs baked on a bed of blanched spinach, topped with crumbled cooked bacon, parsley and cream.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup blanched spinach, well drained
2 Large Chino Valley fresh eggs
1 tablespoon crumbled cooked bacon
1/2 tablespoon rninced parsley
1 tablespoon cream

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C). For each serving, butter an oven-proof baking dish.
  2. Place spinach in bottom of dish. Break eggs over the mixture and sprinkle with bacon and parsley.
  3. Drizzle with cream. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until yolks are thickened.

Makes 1 serving. (Increase recipe as needed.)

Cooking Tip: To blanch fresh spinach, place1 teaspoon oil in non-stick fry pan over high heat. Add spinach and 1 tablespoon water, cover and let cook about 1 minute.

Variations: Bake eggs on a bed of any vegetables such as ratatouille, sautéed zucchini, mushrooms, refried beans, hash, crushed tomatoes. Top with grated cheese.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 recipe): Calories 200, Protein 16 g., Carbohydrates 4 g., Fat 13 g., Cholesterol 434 mg., Sodium 229 mg., Iron 2 mg.

Recipe provided courtesy of Chino Valley Ranchers.