Teresa's Recipes

Ouefs En Cocotte With Spinach

French baked eggs are a great way to start your day. Eggs contain heart-healthy unsaturated fats and are a great source of important nutrients!
 |  Teresa Bovey  |  Recipes

A healthy way to start your morning. Tasty and full of nutrients, not to mention spinach - an excellent source vitamins and folate as well as being a good source of manganese, magnesium, iron and vitamin B2.

200g spinach leaves
5g butter
10g butter
4 large eggs
4 tsp single cream
4 tsp grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and black pepper


  1. Heat the oven to 190ºC/Gas 5/Fan 180ºC.
  2. Wilt spinach by placing in a sieve and pouring over boiling water.
  3. Squeeze out excess liquid, roughly chop and saute in 5 g butter if desired.
  4. Season and divide between 4 buttered ramekins.
  5. Break an egg over each ramekin and add 1 tsp cream and 1 tsp grated Parmesan on top.
  6. Place the ramekins into a roasting tin half filled with hot water and cook for 10-15 mins.
  7. Serve immediately with brown toast and butter.

Makes 4

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