Baked Eggs en Cocotte with Spinach and Bacon

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Eggs en Cocotte, also known as shirred eggs, are an easy way to cook eggs for breakfast or brunch. You can also use whatever veggies, cheeses, herbs, etc. that you have on hand!

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Ingredients
- Serves 4 +
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1 tablespoon Butter , divided
6 ounce Fresh Baby Spinach
8 slice Bacon
16 tablespoon Heavy Cream
to taste Kosher Salt
to taste Freshly Ground Black Pepper
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STEP 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (176 degrees C).
STEP 2
Grease the cooking dishes with Butter (1/2 tablespoon).
STEP 3
Cook Bacon (8 slice) as desired, set aside.
STEP 4
In a skillet over medium heat, melt Butter (1/2 tablespoon). Sauté Fresh Baby Spinach (6 ounce) until just wilted. Distribute evenly among oven-safe cooking/serving dishes.
STEP 5
Add 4 tbsp Heavy Cream (16 tablespoon) to each dish.
STEP 6
Create a small well in the spinach, and crack two Egg (8) into each container. Season with Kosher Salt (to taste) and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
STEP 7
Cook in a water bath: Place cooking/serving dishes on a baking pan and place it in the oven. Carefully add hot water to the pan so it goes 1/3 to 1/2 way up the sides of the cooking dishes.
STEP 8
Bake for 10-15 minutes or until the eggs are done to your liking. Remove from oven, crumble bacon on top. Serve immediately.
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