Recipe: Baked Eggs

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Happy Tuesday!  Hope you all enjoyed the long weekend!  As for me, I made a few end-of-summer trips to the beach and just relaxed – wish I could do this more often!  To start the week off, I wanted to share a super simple egg recipe that I make almost every weekend.  It’s based on a recipe in Mark Bittman‘s How to Cook Everything, but you can tweak based on whatever you have in the house.  If you like runny eggs, this dish is for you!

You will need:

  • 2 eggs per person
  • Butter to grease ramekins (oh yeah, you need one ramekin or small oven-safe dish per person)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Whatever add-ins you want! (this weekend I added morels, garlic and scallions)

1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Prepare your add-ins.  This weekend I sauteed morels with butter and garlic, and finely diced the scallions.  Other add-ins possibilities include parmesan cheese, bacon, a dollop of creme fraiche – the sky’s the limit!

3. Grease the ramekins with butter.  In each ramekin crack 2 eggs and add-in, well, the add-ins.  Season with salt and pepper.

4. Bake in oven for approximately 12 minutes, until whites are just set (eggs will continue to bake after you remove them from the oven).  Serve hot!

This dish is seriously so easy, and you can be creative.  The “hardest” thing is waiting while the oven pre-heats!  Give it a try and let me know what your favorite add-ins are!

How do you eat your eggs?

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27 Comments

  • Reply
    Mina
    September 6, 2011 at 8:35 am

    ooh yum! this sounds like a great weekend breakfast.

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    gloria
    September 6, 2011 at 9:06 am

    Serena look delicious!!! gloria

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    Kim
    September 6, 2011 at 9:42 am

    All of your recipes look so good! This one does seem pretty simple, so I’ll be trying it soon 🙂

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    Amy
    September 6, 2011 at 10:01 am

    Yummy! What a fun weekend breakfast! I like my eggs….like this. haha.

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      Serena
      September 6, 2011 at 7:16 pm

      Egg jinx! 🙂

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    Annie
    September 6, 2011 at 10:09 am

    Serena, you just gave me a recipe for my hubby’s breakfast this Saturday (his bday)! 🙂 Thank you!!!!

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      Serena
      September 6, 2011 at 7:16 pm

      You’re welcome! I hope he likes it! 🙂

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    Geek in Heels
    September 6, 2011 at 10:24 am

    Call me ignorant, but I never knew you could bake eggs. That looks DELISH and now I’m gonna forward this to my husband to try out (he likes cooking more than I do, which works out great because I can barely get around the kitchen these days with my big belly in the way).

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      Serena
      September 6, 2011 at 7:17 pm

      These are so easy – hope you enjoy!

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    Jessica
    September 6, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    Mmm, this looks good and so easy! I’d definitely try it with mushrooms or bacon.

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    Charlene @ Sweetchic
    September 6, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    Mmmm, I LOVE eggs, so I can’t wait to try this! Why does your food always look so yummy in your pics?!

    • Reply
      Serena
      September 6, 2011 at 7:17 pm

      The yummy-loooking-ness definitely isn’t good for portion control!! 🙂

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    Dawn {The Alternative Wife}
    September 6, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    This looks amazing! Totally going to make it for J this weekend 🙂

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    Punctuation Mark
    September 6, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    this looks fantastic and pretty easy to make… YUM!

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    Diana
    September 6, 2011 at 8:29 pm

    This looks like a dish my husband would love! I ask him to make eggs all the time, he’s really good at it…omlets too! What a creative dish for eggs!

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    Kira
    September 6, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    Wow, these look awesome!! You and Jenna are convincing me that I definitely need to purchase How to Cook Everything.

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    Amanda
    September 6, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    I love love love shirred eggs. I make mine with spinach and parmesan, but morels sound delish.

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    Allglamthings
    September 7, 2011 at 1:47 am

    This looks so Yammy!

    http://www.glamthings.com

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    honeymyheart
    September 7, 2011 at 2:24 am

    looks so yummy! i love anything with an egg 🙂

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    A Brit Greek
    September 7, 2011 at 3:21 am

    Just found your lovely blog via Dawns… I am such a foodie, I had to stop by and say hello!

    This looks delish… off to make brekkie now!
    x.o.x.o

    • Reply
      Serena
      September 7, 2011 at 11:34 am

      Thank you for stopping by! 🙂

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    shannon
    September 12, 2011 at 12:09 pm

    I’ve been meaning to do this for so long! Delicious.

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    Susan
    March 10, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    Hi!
    Do you think muffin tins would also work, if you don’t have enough ramekins per person?
    Thanks for sharing!

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      Serena
      March 10, 2013 at 6:27 pm

      I think it should work, I would just monitor them the first time you try it to make sure the consistency is how you want it! Enjoy!

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