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Broccoli Egg Cups Recipe
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Broccoli Egg Cups Recipe

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Serving brunch? This delicious egg bake is filled with crunchy bites of broccoli and served in ramekins. I promise your company will love it! —Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch broccoli, cut into florets
  • 10 large eggs
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 256 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 397mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 16g protein .

Directions

  1. Grease six 8-oz. ramekins; set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring 3 cups water to a boil. Add broccoli; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place broccoli in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk 4 eggs, cream, cheese, parsley, salt, basil and cayenne; pour into prepared dishes. Break an egg into each dish; arrange broccoli around each egg.
  4. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until set. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli Egg Cups in Country Extra May 2009, p49


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PTuttle 114477
Reviewed Apr. 20, 2011

"Has anyone tried this with frozen broccoli?"

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nittirae 210883
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2010

"sorry that was a DUH it makes six not four"

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nittirae 99831
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2010

"why does it call for 10 eggs when you only use 8"

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db0427 185818
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2010

"Mommom, you should be able to lighten it up with EggBeaters, and Fat Free half and half. I haven't tried it with this recipe, but generally have good results doing that"

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mommom528 105721
Reviewed May. 11, 2010

"is there a lighter version?"

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Adriana Gonzalez 115601
Reviewed May. 10, 2010

"we had this today for dinner... it was yummier than I expected! will make again :-)"

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pinknsweetness 114476
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

"this was very light and fluffy goodness!"

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arun.rastogi 100597
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2010

"yes this is really nice recipe. I like it very much."

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