Sausage and Tomato Baked Eggs

Makes 2 servings

2 tablespoons butter

4 eggs

3 cherry tomatoes,

   halved

1/2 cup Gruyere cheese

   (or another hard

   cheese, such as

   Cheddar or

   Gouda), grated

1 teaspoon mustard

1 pork sausage patty, browned, broken up, and drained

1 tablespoon heavy   

   cream

Sea salt and freshly

   ground black pepper

Slices of bread, toasted,

   to serve

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease 2 small oven-proof dishes with the butter, and crack 2 eggs into each. Arrange the tomatoes around the eggs.

2. Put the cheese in a small bowl, and mix with the mustard, chorizo, and cream. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon the cheese mixture on top of the eggs, and bake in the oven for 10 minutes.

3. Serve with toasted bread cut into thin slices so that you can dip them into the eggs.

- From Clodagh's Kitchen Diaries, by Clodagh McKenna

(Kyle, 2013)

Per serving: 494 calories, 26 grams protein, 14 grams carbohydrates, 6 gram sugar, 38 grams fat, 410 milligrams cholesterol, 544 milligrams sodium, 3 grams dietary fiber.

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