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Baked Eggs en Cocotte with Spinach and Bacon
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7 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 25MINS

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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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!
25MINS
Total Time
$5.62
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Butter
1 Tbsp
Butter, divided
or Olive Oil
Fresh Baby Spinach
5 2/3 cups
Fresh Baby Spinach
Bacon
8 slices
Heavy Cream
1 cup
Heavy Cream
Kosher Salt
to taste
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
to taste
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
234
Fat
22.8 g
Protein
1.0 g
Carbs
5.4 g
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Author's Notes

This recipe assumes that your cooking vessels will hold two eggs easily. Just cut the ingredients in half if using a smaller container and only cook one egg in each.
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step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 2
Grease the cooking dishes with Butter (1/2 Tbsp).
step 3
Cook Bacon (8 slices) as desired, set aside.
step 4
In a skillet over medium heat, melt Butter (1/2 Tbsp). Sauté Fresh Baby Spinach (5 2/3 cups) until just wilted. Distribute evenly among oven-safe cooking/serving dishes.
step 4 In a skillet over medium heat, melt Butter (1/2 Tbsp). Sauté Fresh Baby Spinach (5 2/3 cups) until just wilted. Distribute evenly among oven-safe cooking/serving dishes.
step 5
Add 4 tbsp Heavy Cream (1 cup) to each dish.
step 5 Add 4 tbsp Heavy Cream (1 cup) to each dish.
step 6
Create a small well in the spinach, and crack two Eggs (8) into each container. Season with Kosher Salt (to taste) and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 6 Create a small well in the spinach, and crack two Eggs (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 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.
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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Breakfast
Gluten-Free
Brunch
Keto
Low-Carb
Shellfish-Free
Quick & Easy
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