Baked eggs with Creamed Spinach and Homemade Bread

serves 4

Preheat oven to 400F

Coat the inside of 4 small  ramekins or custard cups with softened butter or olive oil. Distribute the creamed spinach (see recipe below) among the ramekins and crack an egg into each ramekin. Spoon some heavy  cream, about 1 tablespoon per ramekin, over the eggs. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and a bit of grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Bake in oven for 8-10 minutes until are eggs are cooked to your preference.  Serve with toast (optional)

 

Ingredients for Creamed Spinach:

  • 16ounces(450 g) organic baby spinach leaves,washed and dried
  • 1 tbl olive oil
  • 1/4 cup onion,chopped fine
  • 3clovesgarlic,finely chopped or minced
  • 1/2cup heavy cream or  half and half
  • 1/2 pkg of organic cream cheese
  • Salt and pepper,to taste
  • 2tablespoonsof grated parmesan cheese,to serve

INSTRUCTIONS

    • Heat olive oil in sauté pan, then add the garlic and onion and cook until fragrant (about 30 seconds).
    • Pour in the heavy creamer  half and half, and season with salt. Add cream cheese and stir until fully incorporated.
    • Add the spinach in batches, wilting each batch before adding the next, until all spinach is wilted.  Stir until fully incorporated and sauce is thickened.  Add  parmesan cheese and serve immediately.