This week i thought it would be great to show you a great low-carb breakfast treat that I have been making for years – eggs baked into little ham cups. This is a recipe my nana used to make for us when I was younger and each time she would fill the cups with an assortment of things, veggies, rice, even more meat. This is a simple version I did with just gruyere cheese, garlic, and a splash of tabasco for a needed kick of spice. They come out pretty mean, hence my nickname for them – Mean Eggs & Ham.
Of course you can fill them with anything and everything your heart desires! Just be sure to be carb-conscious and nice to your body, not mean. Speaking of being mean, who better to help me with these cups than the bitchiest Door Girl in the city- Markus!
Markus was a big help (headache?) in the kitchen but decided to set the record straight on who really is a VIP in this town, and what the hottest parties are right now. Oh yeah, she also thought she could smoke in my kitchen!
Watch Markus cook, dish, serrrve and open up to me as we perfect this awesomely mean breakfast treat together!
If you want to make these at home just follow the simple directions below and enjoy!
Glenn’s Mean Eggs & Ham
You will need:
One 12 muffin muffin tin
Non-stick cooking spray
12 slices of thickly cut ham
6 teaspoons of garlic
12 teaspoons of any kind of cheese (I used gruyere)
6-12 tbsps of heavy cream
Salt & Pepper
Scallions or chives for garnish
To Make Mean Eggs & Ham:
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2. Spray muffin tin with non stick cooking spray
3. Lay 1 slice of ham in each muffin cup
4. Place 1/2 teaspoon of garlic and 1 teaspoon of cheese into each cup of ham
5. Crack 1 egg into each cup
6. Fill each ham & egg cup with about 1/2-1T of heavy cream being sure not to overflow
7. Sprinkle salt and pepper on top of each egg to taste
8. Drizzle some tabasco sauce over yolk to make it red and spicy
9. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes for a soft runny yolk or 15 minutes for a hard yolk
10. Let cool for 3 minutes and serve with chopped scallions or chives
Be sure to comment below and tell me what you think of these Mean Cups! And dont forget to always make cooking a KIKI!