Recipes and Cooking Skillet-Baked Eggs and Ham 5.0 (2) 2 Reviews 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). By Shelli McConnell Shelli McConnell Shelli began her contributions to Better Homes & Gardens as a test kitchen professional. She was also an on-staff food editor for many years. She developed many cookbooks for the Better Homes & Gardens brand.As a freelancer and entrepreneur, Shelli has taken her love of cooking and contributed as a food writer to a wide variety of websites, books, and magazines for more than 28 years. She also writes about travel, wellness, wine, and gardening.Shelli McConnell graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor's degree in Consumer Food Science. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 1, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts 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 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. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 378 Calories 26g Fat 17g Carbs 19g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.