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Bacon and Cheddar–Coddled Eggs

Total Time
50 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Wouldn't recognize a coddled egg if you saw one? It's simply eggs cooked gently in custard cups or lidded ceramic coddling cups, usually in a hot water bath. Brits love their coddled eggs served with crisp toast "fingers" for dunking into the yolks.
Ingredients

chopped frozen spinach

½ cup(s), thawed, squeezed dry

egg(s)

4 large

black pepper

¼ tsp

table salt

tsp

ready cooked bacon

4 slice(s), broken into pieces or chopped

reduced-fat cheddar cheese

2 oz, or Swiss cheese, shredded (1/4 cup)

cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 4(8-ounce) custard cups or ramekins with nonstick spray. Place on small rimmed baking sheet.
  2. Divide spinach evenly among prepared custard cups. Beat eggs, pepper, and salt in medium bowl; pour into cups, dividing evenly. Top with bacon and sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon Cheddar. Bake until eggs are just set, about 20 minutes.
  3. Per serving:1 coddled egg

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