Shirred Eggs

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 191 calories
    • Fat 12 g
    • Sat Fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 234 mg
    • Sodium 426 mg
    • Protein 12 mg
    • Carbohydrate 9 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 50 mg
  • November 2001

Ingredients

  1. Check 1tablespoon olive oil
  2. Check 1teaspoon red-wine vinegar
  3. Check 1 1/2cups chopped tomatoes or 1 28-ounce can plum tomatoes, drained and chopped
  4. Check 2tablespoons chopped fresh chives or scallions
  5. Check 4 to 6 slices whole-grain bread
  6. Check 1/4pound prosciutto or good-quality ham, thinly sliced
  7. Check 8 eggs
  8. Check 1/4cup heavy cream

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375° F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, tomatoes, and 1 tablespoon of the chives.
  3. Arrange the bread in a single layer in a 13-by-9-inch ovenproof baking dish. Top with the prosciutto and the tomato mixture.
  4. Break the eggs on top and drizzle with the cream. Bake until the whites have set but the yolks are slightly runny, 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with the remaining tablespoon of chives.