Eggs en Cocotte with Spinach and Bacon
Course: Breakfast, brunch Cuisine: French Diet: Gluten Free Keyword: eggs en cocotte, oeufs en cocotte
Prep Time: 5 minutes minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes minutes Total Time: 25 minutes minutes
Calories: 552 kcal
Eggs en Cocotte are an easy way to cook eggs for breakfast or brunch. You can use whatever veggies, cheeses, herbs, etc. that you have on hand!
8 eggs 6 oz baby spinach 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil 8 slices bacon 16 tablespoon heavy cream kosher salt cracked black pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease the cooking dishes with butter or olive oil. Cook bacon as desired, set aside. I prefer the microwave for this. So easy. No mess. In a skillet over medium heat, melt butter or add olive oil. Sauté spinach until just wilted. Distribute evenly among cooking/serving dishes. Add 4 tablespoon heavy cream to each dish. Create a small well in the spinach, and crack two eggs into each container. Season with salt and pepper. Cook in a water bath: Place cooking/serving dishes on a baking pan and place it in the oven. Carefully add hot water to the pan so it goes ⅓ to ½ way up the sides of the cooking dishes. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until the eggs are done to your liking. Remove from oven, crumble bacon on top. Serve immediately.
This recipe assumes that your cooking vessels will hold two eggs easily. Just cut ingredients in half if using a smaller container and only cooking one egg in each.
Don't add the water to the water bath until the pan and your eggs are in the oven. This is so much easier than trying to carry a water-filled pan full of little bowls across the kitchen!
I like to use my
Lodge cast iron mini servers or my Lodge cast iron mini skillets for this recipe because the presentation is so cute!!
This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of my links, I may receive a small commission. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Read my full disclosure policy here. Calories: 552 kcal | Carbohydrates: 4 g | Protein: 19 g | Fat: 51 g | Saturated Fat: 24 g | Cholesterol: 446 mg | Sodium: 498 mg | Potassium: 491 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 5450 IU | Vitamin C: 12.3 mg | Calcium: 130 mg | Iron: 2.9 mg