Eggs Baked In Shells Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyCourse
MethodMain Ingredient


 Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted (low calorie)
 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Skim milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sharp cheddar cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1375 Calories from Fat 844

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 97 g150%

Saturated Fat 30.4 g152%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1354.9 mg

Sodium 2106.6 mg87.8%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g16.9%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 26 g

Protein 75 g149.8%

Vitamin A 84.1% Vitamin C 8%

Calcium 125.1% Iron 40.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine the margarine, flour, salt, pepper, and milk in a saucepan; stir to thoroughly blend.
Cook and stir until mixture just starts to thicken.
Stir in the cheese; cook until cheese melts.
Divide evenly among 6 shell baking dishes; allow to cool slightly to thicken.
With the back of the spoon, make a hollow or indentation in the cheese sauce and break 1 egg in each.
Season with salt and pepper.
Place filled shells on a baking sheet.
Cover lightly with aluminum foil.
Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 15 to 20 minutes or until eggs jare firm but not hard.