Baked Eggs

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp. unsalted butter, plus more for ramekins
  • 1 seeded and diced tomato,
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 3 tablespoons of diced extra old cheddar
  • 1/4 cup of diced smoked ham
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tsp. heavy cream

  • Directions:
Preheat an oven to 350°F. Generously butter four 1/2-cup ramekins.

In a bowl, stir together the tomatoes, cilantro,ham and chives, 1/2 tsp. of the salt and 1/2 tsp. of the pepper. Divide evenly among the prepared ramekins. Cut the 2 tsp. butter into small pieces and divide among the ramekins, sprinkling the pieces evenly over the tomato mixture. Break an egg into each ramekin. Season with the remaining 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper, dividing evenly. Drizzle each egg with 1 tsp. of the cream, then add diced cheddar cheese to each ramekin evenly, Arrange the ramekins on a rimmed baking sheet.

Bake until the egg whites are opaque and the yolks have firm edges and are soft in the center, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately. Serves 4.

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