This skillet breakfast is hearty enough to serve as dinner, too! Eggs, ham, and cheese fuel you with plenty of protein (19 grams per serving).

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

15 mins
25 mins
Max Servings:


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. In a 9- or 10-inch cast-iron or oven-going skillet melt butter over medium. Add ham and leek; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until leek is softened.

  • Break eggs, one at a time, into a custard cup and gently pour into skillet, evenly spacing yolks. Drizzle cream around eggs. Sprinkle with cheese and basil.

  • Transfer to oven. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until whites are set and yolks are just starting to thicken. Let stand 5 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper. Top with additional fresh basil. Serves 4 to 6.

To serve a crowd:

To serve a crowd, double the recipe. Cook in a 12-inch skillet and bake 8 to 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

378 calories; total fat 26g; saturated fat 13g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 8g; cholesterol 340mg; sodium 693mg; potassium 244mg; carbohydrates 17g; fiber 1g; sugar 2g; protein 19g; trans fatty acid 1g; vitamin a 1176IU; vitamin c 1mg; thiaminmg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 74mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 164mg; iron 3mg.

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Rating: 5.0 stars
Has quickly become a staple in our house! So easy and so incredibly good!
Rating: 5.0 stars
It is very easy & delicious! My husband wasn’t fond of the ham, wondered how bacon would work. May try it with bacon next. So easy & delicious!!