Baked eggs with black garlic
This elaborate tapas recipe using black garlic comes from Angie Redgate.
- 4 large free range eggs
- Butter (for greasing the ramekins)
- Half a tablespoon of olive oil and a small knob of butter
- 100g chestnut mushrooms chopped
- 3 slices of pancetta sliced
- 2 cloves of peeled black garlic finely sliced
- 50g petit pois (cooked)
- 4 tablespoons of double cream
- 4 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and black pepper
- A pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
- Butter four ovenproof ramekins.
- Heat the olive oil and the knob of butter in a frying pan.
- Fry the mushrooms and pancetta until cooked.
- Add the black garlic and the cooked petit pois.
- The mixture needs to be fairly dry.
- Remove from the heat and allow to cool.
- Divide the mushroom mixture equally between 4 ramekins.
- Break one egg into each ramekin.
- Season with a little salt and black pepper.
- Cover with 1 tablespoon of double cream per ramekin.
- Sprinkle on one tablespoon of Parmesan per ramekin.
- Sprinkle a little cayenne pepper on top (optional).
- Place the ramekin dishes in a roasting tin.
- Pour in boiling water to come half way up the sides of the ramekin dishes.
- Bake in the oven for 12 minutes or until the egg has set.
Serve with small slices of hot buttered toast
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This recipe originated from the recipe section of Black Garlic and is by Angie Redgate