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Baked Egg in a Ham Shell

Jan 11 2008 - 10:03am

Baked Egg in a Ham Shell
A kitchen experiment by YumSugar

handful of plum tomatoes, halved
1 clove garlic
2 slices of ham
1 tbsp. jack cheese
splash of milk
1 egg
salt pepper
olive oil

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Grease a small ramekin or one slot in a muffin tin. Place two pieces of ham inside the ramekin, make sure they overlap to create a sort of crust. Set aside.
  3. In a small pan on medium heat, heat a small amount of oil until shimmering. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  4. Add tomatoes to pan, salt, and cook for a few minutes.
  5. Spoon tomato mixture into the ham shell. Add a splash of milk and cheese.
  6. Crack an egg on top of the mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  7. Place ramekin on baking sheet and place into the oven. Bake for about 20 minutes or until egg white has set.

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