11.15.2010

Recipe Box: Fancy Baked Eggs

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Baked eggs with taleggio and prosciutto.

Here's a fancy-pantsed way to eat your eggs. It's so simple - easier than frying an egg the old fashioned way- but seems really grand when served up in a pretty baking dish and layered over slices of proscuitto, taleggio cheese, peppery arugula and sun dried tomatoes. This would be so yum as a simple holiday breakfast, along side a blueberry muffin or popover, perhaps?

Fancy-Pantsed Baked Eggs:

5 large eggs
5-6 sliced prosciutto, sliced thin (regular ham works too)
4 oz taleggio cheese (or other mild, soft-ripened cheese), cut into 1/2" cubes
3 tbsp grated parmigiano-reggiano
1 tsp fresh thyme
1 small handful baby arugula leaves
5 sun dried tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
Fresh ground pepper

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a shallow baking dish. Line bottom and sides of dish with overlapping layers of proscuitto (think: meat crust). Sprinkle on taleggio cubes, grated parm and thyme. Drizzle on heavy cream, then arrange arugula and sun dried tomatoes on top. Crack 5 eggs over the whole mess (like in the photo) and bake for 20 minutes, or until your eggs are cooked to your liking.

6 comments:

  1. i have added this to my 'things i must consume this weekend' list.

    :)

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  2. that looks delicious! eggs are my favorite, & i'm always looking for new ways to cook them. definitely trying this. thank you!

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  3. this is gorgeous..
    There are so many awesome ways to cook eggs, and I do any of them so rarely!
    Thanks for the kick in the pants.
    xo

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  4. pretty!
    such a gourmet-looking way to eat eggs; I love it :)

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