Skillet-Baked Eggs and Ham

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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).

Skillet-Baked Eggs Ham
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ½ cup chopped cooked ham

  • ¼ cup sliced leek

  • 6 eggs

  • ½ cup heavy cream

  • ¼ cup shredded Gruyère cheese (1 oz.)

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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 (per serving)

378 Calories
26g Fat
17g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 378
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 340mg 113%
Sodium 693mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 164mg 13%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Potassium 244mg 5%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 74.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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