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Eggs en Cocotte à la Française

Eggs en Cocotte à la Française

Eggs cooked in small ramekins with a tasty mix of peas, bacon, onion and cream - even more French than the classic version!

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Last modified on: July 20th 2014

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
11 min.20 min.31 min.
Preservation: Should be eaten right away.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
3 min.
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #1 Shell 200 g peas and boil in salted water until barely tender.

Cool under the cold tap and drain them.

Set aside.
Stage 2
3 min.
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #2 Prepare 50 g onion, chop and fry in 1 tablespoon olive oil.
Stage 3
4 min.
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #3 Fry 100 g small pieces of bacon.

Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).
Stage 4
3 min.
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #4 Brush the inside of the ramekins with melted butter.
Stage 5
1 min.
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #5 Put a few peas in the bottom of each ramekin.
Stage 6
1 min.
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #6 Add some bacon and onions.
Stage 7
5 min.
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #7 Pour in an egg white (keep the yolk separate).
Stage 8
1 min.
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #8 And finish with a tablespoonful of cream.

Season with salt and pepper.
Stage 9
10 min.
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #9 Cook in the oven for about 10 minutes until the egg white is set.
Stage 10
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #10 Place the egg yolks on top of the ramekins and return to the oven for 1 more minute.
Stage 11
Eggs en Cocotte à la Française : Photo of step #11 Serve immediately, garnished with a few finely snipped chives.

Remarks

It is important to only just heat the yolk through without cooking it, so no more that 1 minute in the oven.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
172651 gr31 gr155 gr
86 %20 %3 %24 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2457 gr4 gr22 gr
12 %3 %<1 %3 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
43112 gr7 gr38 gr
22 %5 %1 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 2.91 €
Per person : 0.73 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Home made.
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