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March 7, 2013

Bacon and Herbed Baked Eggs

Hello there, I haven't seen you much this month.... this is my first recipe of the month. Boo to that.

But I'm sharing a dish that won't disappoint, at least!


How many times have I told you about my love for breakfast food? Way too many times? I thought so. But guess what? I LOVE BREAKFAST FOOD!!! Just thought I'd tell you once more. Ya know, to emphasize the love.

I jumped at the chance to make this recipe.... eggs and bacon with herbs and parmesan make for flavorful fancy and filling eggs. 

I cooked mine longer than 15 minutes but I may have cooked them a little too long because the outer parts were a bit brown and definitely fully cooked. I was afraid of runny, uncooked eggs though. Next time I may try it for the suggested 15 minutes.

We shall see, cuz there will be a next time. This is a keeper, for reals.


Bacon and Herbed Baked Eggs
adapted from Ina Garten & Use Real Butter

*Yields: 1 serving/ 1 ramekin or gratin dish
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh parsley, minched
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 slice cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream
  • 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • salt and pepper
  • Toasted bread for serving, if desired
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Combine garlic, rosemary, parsley, and cheese in a bowl, mix and set aside. Carefully crack eggs into a small bowl without breaking the yolks. 

Place a ramekin or gratin dish on a baking sheet. Put cream and butter in the dish and place in the oven for 3-5 minutes or until butter has melted. Remove from the oven and quickly pour eggs into the dish and sprinkle evenly with the herb mixture and crumbled bacon, then season with salt and pepper. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes until the eggs have achieved desired doneness (less time for runny yolks, more time for firm yolks). Rotate baking sheet if eggs aren't cooking evenly. Shallow ramekins will cook the eggs faster than deeper ones, and keep in mind that the eggs will continue to cook once removed from the oven. Serve with toasted bread, if desired.

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I had never had baked eggs before, but I'll tell you what...

We'll be making baked eggs on the regular from here on out. 

Really, can these eggs get any better?

I also want to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the love of my life. I'm so grateful he was born so I could spend forever with him!

Peace, and bacon grease!

21 comments: said...

We eat breakfast for dinner all the time!! Can't wait to add this to our rotation! Yummy pictures too! said...

We eat breakfast for dinner all the time!! Can't wait to add this to our rotation! Yummy pictures too!

Ashley said...

Ooh! This looks fantastic!!

Faith said...

that looks so, so, so good!

Unknown said...

Looks so super yummy, I make eggs at least once per day.

Crystelle Boutique said...

Oh my! this looks so yummy! pinning!

hugs x

Unknown said...

This looks delicious, love the idea of using fresh herbs to this dish. We have breakfast for dinner all the time, it will be next on our list! Thanks so much for the post.

Krista @

Unknown said...

I love breakfast food too:) I am going to try this this weekend! Thanks so much for sharing!
Shannon {Cozy Country Living}

a quiet life said...

looks fabulous, thats the english me, who doesn't love coddled eggs~

Adelina Priddis said...

oh my yummy. I've never done baked eggs before either, but I'll be trying it for sure. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friday

Tami said...

This looks and sounds delish!!

Unknown said...

This is definitely something I could wrap my sweet lips around.
Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday.
Your co host from Nosh My Way.

Chris said...

Nice photos! Yep, I like baked eggs but I typically go longer than advised because I'm squeamish about runny eggs.

Miz Helen said...

Good Morning,
Thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you have a lovely week and come back soon!
Miz Helen

Carrie @ My Favorite Finds said...

I love breakfast food, too! You're totally not the only one! THese look awesome. Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

Sew Lah Tea Dough said...

This looks DELICIOUS!! Pinning now, and for sure will be trying it :-D

Hannah ♫

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Unknown said...

I have been wanting to make some baked eggs. You have totally inspired me again. They look so incredible. Thanks for sharing on Thursdays Treasures.

Carrie @ My Favorite Finds said...

Sharing on FB tomorrow!

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Unknown said...

This egg bake looks so delicious! Thanks for linking up this post to The Best Blog Recipe’s Weekend re-Treat #7!

I know I’m running a little bit behind in pinning but I wanted to stop by and pin your image to My Link Parties Craft/DIY & Recipe Boards while I was here.

Hope to see you link up again at the party this weekend!