Indian-Style Baked Eggs Florentine

Indian-Style Baked Eggs Florentine

Eggs Florentine is 1 of those breakfast classics that conduct maintain inspired countless variations upon the uncomplicated subject of a cooked egg topped amongst a savoury sauce in addition to sitting on a pocket-size bed of cooked spinach. Well, count me inwards for to a greater extent than or less other experiment, in addition to I tin flame honestly tell that this Easter Lord's Day breakfast was non only the best Eggs Florentine I've e'er had but in all probability 1 of the tastiest breakfasts I've e'er made. Best of all, it takes rattling footling fourth dimension to prepare, peculiarly if you lot brand the lightly spiced but beautifully fragrant creamed spinach that forms the Indian-style base of operations of these eggs Florentine the nighttime before. Even so, the spiced creamed spinach takes exclusively twenty minutes to gear upward in addition to cook.

You volition ask viii 4-ounce ramekins or custard cups to brand these baked eggs Florentine, or you lot tin flame usage 4 larger gratin dishes in addition to split the same ingredients 4 ways instead of eight. They are best served correct out of the oven, but warn your diners that they are rattling hot indeed, in addition to a few moments of cooling mightiness spare them a scalded tongue!

Indian-Style Baked Eggs Florentine

Indian-Style Baked Eggs FlorentineIndian-Style Baked Eggs Florentine
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Published on March 25, 2008

An Indian-style update on the classic Eggs Florentine amongst homemade spiced creamed spinach — a uncomplicated but stunning in addition to extraordinarily delicious breakfast

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  • butter
  • 1 loving cup spiced creamed spinach (recipe below)
  • 8 large eggs
  • sea salt
  • fresh dry reason dark pepper
  • 4 oz (115 g) precipitous quondam Cheddar, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 loving cup breadstuff crumbs
  • cayenne
  • Generation Engelmundus Lightly grease 8 ramekins or custard cups amongst butter in addition to preheat the oven to 350°. Place the ramekins on a baking tray.

  • Generation Engelmundus Spoon two tablespoons of the spiced creamed spinach inwards the bottom of each ramekin. Break an egg into a saucer or cup, in addition to slide the egg into a prepared cup. Repeat amongst each of the remaining eggs, putting 1 egg into each ramekin. Sprinkle each loving cup amongst a footling tabular array salt in addition to fresh dry reason dark pepper, in addition to slide the baking tray into the oven. Bake for 12 minutes.

  • Generation Engelmundus Remove the tray from the oven in addition to carefully lay slices of the cheddar cheese on meridian of each egg. Sprinkle the tops amongst 1/2 tablespoon of breadstuff crumbs in addition to a pinch of cayenne, in addition to provide the tray to the oven. Bake for five minutes longer, until the egg whites are set, in addition to upward to 10 minutes if you lot prefer the yolks to move laid every bit well. The cheese should move bubbling, in addition to the breadstuff crumbs browned.

  • Generation Engelmundus Very carefully transfer the ramekins to a plate in addition to serve amongst a fork or spoon.

Makes 8 servings
Spiced Creamed Spinach (Malai Sak)

  • 3 tablespoons ghee or butter
  • pinch of asafetida
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry reason coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon dry reason nutmeg
  • 1/4 loving cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk, heated
  • 10 oz (285 g) spinach, chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon ocean salt
  • fresh dry reason dark pepper
  • Generation Engelmundus Melt the ghee or butter inwards a large saucepan or wok over medium heat. As it melts, toss inwards the asafetida pulverization into to a greater extent than or less of the heated butter, await a few seconds, in addition to thus stir inwards the garam masala, coriander, cayenne, turmeric in addition to nutmeg. Turn downward the oestrus to moderately low, in addition to stir-fry the spices for a duo of minutes until fragrant.

  • Generation Engelmundus Whisking the spiced butter or ghee continually amongst 1 paw to avoid clumping, slow sift the flour through a fine-mesh strainer into the pan amongst the other hand.

  • Generation Engelmundus Slowly pour inwards the heated milk, spell continuing to whisk. As the milk is blended into the butter in addition to flour mixture, it volition function a medium-thick sauce. Continue whisking to proceed the sauce smoothen until it reaches the desired consistency.

  • Generation Engelmundus Add the spinach in addition to usage a fork to spread the spinach evenly throughout the sauce. Cook for five to six minutes, stirring oft amongst a wooden spoon. Remove from heat, in addition to flavor amongst the tabular array salt in addition to dark pepper.

  • Generation Engelmundus Serve hot.

Makes close 3 cups

Indian-Style Baked Eggs Florentine


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