Spinach Baked Eggs

Add a dose of green to your breakfast by making these Spinach Baked Eggs, instead of the classic eggs and toast. Spinach contains a lot of iron and are added to green breakfast smoothies because of their nutritional value. If you...

Add a dose of green to your breakfast by making these Spinach Baked Eggs, instead of the classic eggs and toast. Spinach contains a lot of iron and are added to green breakfast smoothies because of their nutritional value. If you don't feel like blending a green smoothie today, simply make this quick and easy dish that's great for breakfast, brunch, or lunch.

Spinach Baked Eggs

Spinach Baked Egg
Spinach Baked Egg

Makes 4 portions

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp. of butter
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic
  • 3 cups frozen, thawed chopped spinach
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 2 tbsp. of all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Melt butter in a skillet and add the onion, and cook about 4 minutes or until transparent.
  2. Add the garlic and cook about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the spinach and cook about 7 minutes or until most of the water has evaporated.
  4. Sprinkle flour over spinach mixture and stir until well combined.
  5. Add 1/2 cup milk and stir to combine.
  6. Bring to a simmer and allow milk to thicken.
  7. If you’re looking for a looser baked egg, add more milk.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. Bring a kettle to a boil.
  10. Divide spinach mixture between 4 ramekins, and crack 1 egg on top of each.
  11. Place ramekins in high-rimed baking sheet and pour boiling water in baking dish until it reaches halfway up the sides of the ramekins.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees F  for about 25 minutes or until white is set but yolk remains runny.

Spinach Baked Egg on Toast
Spinach Egg on Toast

Enjoy the spinach and egg straight out of the ramekin or on a nice piece of toast. If you have some spinach left and feel like another vegetable dose, go ahead and make a healthy green spinach smoothie to go with it!