Eggs Mornay Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Potatoes1 1⁄2 Pound (700 Gram)
 Pepper To Taste, freshly milled
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste (Or Milled)
 Creamy milk2 Tablespoon
 Eggs4 , hardboiled
 Hard boiled eggs4
For the sauce
 Butter1 Ounce (25 Grams)
 Flour1 Ounce (25 Gram)
 Milk1⁄2 Pint (3 Deciliter)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Grated cheddar cheese4 Ounce (100 Gram)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 520 Calories from Fat 253

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.6%

Saturated Fat 14.4 g72.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 505.5 mg

Sodium 462.4 mg19.3%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g13.8%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16.1%

Sugars 5.9 g

Protein 26 g52%

Vitamin A 24.7% Vitamin C 55.9%

Calcium 35.8% Iron 18.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel the potatoes.
2. Preheat oven to 400° F.

MAKING
3. In a saucepan of boiling salted water, add the potatoes and cook until they are fork tender.
4. Drain and let them stand in the steam until they are dry but still warm.
5. Generously season with salt and pepper and add in the butter; mash to mix together.
6. Add a little milk and beat well until smooth and creamy.

FINALISING
7. Into a buttered 1 1/2 or 2-pint (1-liter) baking or pie dish, spread the mashed potato mixture at the base and around the sides to make a nest shape.
8. Keep aside and keep warm; meanwhile prepare the sauce.
9. In a small pan, melt butter and stir in the flour.
10. Cook over low heat for 1 minute.
11. Gradually stir in milk and bring it to a boil; cook with constant stirring until a smooth sauce is achieved.
12. Season well and add half of the grated cheese.
13. Allow the sauce to simmer over low heat for 2-3 minutes.
14. Remove the pan from heat and add the sliced hard-boiled eggs.
15. Add the sauce mixture into the centre of the potato nest.
16. Top it with remaining grated cheese.
17. Place the baking dish, in the centre of a hot oven and bake for 15-20 minutes until bubbling hot and browned.

SERVING
18. Serve with sliced tomato and cucumber salad tossed in oil and vinegar dressing.
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