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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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11 min.20 min.31 min.
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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.
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Prepare 50 g onion, chop and fry in 1 tablespoon olive oil.

Stage 3 - 4 min.
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Fry 100 g small pieces of bacon.

Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Brush the inside of the ramekins with melted butter.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Put a few peas in the bottom of each ramekin.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Add some bacon and onions.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Pour in an egg white (keep the yolk separate).

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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And finish with a tablespoonful of cream.

Season with salt and pepper.

Stage 9 - 10 min.
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Cook in the oven for about 10 minutes until the egg white is set.

Stage 10
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Place the egg yolks on top of the ramekins and return to the oven for 1 more minute.

Stage 11
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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

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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OnionOnion: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pea risotto "mantecare", Caramelized Onions, Spaghetti Bolognese, Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, Lumberjack turnovers, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Clafoutis "Marie-Antoinette", Cannelés, Brownie, Oat shortbread biscuits, Linzer torte, ... All

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