Egg and Asparagus Gratin Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time3 Min
Ready In13 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Vegetable oil1 Teaspoon
 Flour1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Chilled milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped onion1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
 Grated gruyere cheese2 Tablespoon
 Cream fresh1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Eggs4
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Canned asparagus5 Ounce
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 223 Calories from Fat 159

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.4%

Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 237.1 mg

Sodium 204.3 mg8.5%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 0.5 g2%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 11 g21.4%

Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 10.6%

Calcium 9.4% Iron 6.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. Take a baking dish, grease with vegetable oil and heat for about 30 seconds.
2. Add flour and chopped onions and sauté till they turn brown.
3. Add milk, cooked onion, fresh cream, Gruyere cheese, pepper and salt and stir thoroughly to prepare sauce.
4. Take a heavy casserole or ceramic cocotte and line using plastic wrap in such a way that the edges overlie each other.
5. Make a crack on the one egg and hold the wrap edges for sealing. Repeat the process with 3 other eggs.
6. Take a baking dish, assemble the wrapped eggs and cook for about 2 minutes.
7. Take a gratin dish, grease with butter and assemble, alternatively, asparagus and unwrapped eggs, top with sauce, cover and cook for 1 minute.

SERVING
8. Serve hot.
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