#Letter E – What’s Cooking in Gail’s Kitchen? Simple Sensations: Egg Cup Jambon! What’s black and white and crunchy to the taste? It’s the dense little chia seed. This highly nutritional nut is a member of the mint family boasting fiber, antioxidants, and even iron. Sprinkle it on everything from popcorn to yogurt. Today I topped off the Egg Cup Jambon for a nice chewy finish.
EGG CUP JAMBON
Nonstick Cooking Spray
6 slices Smoked Virginia Ham
6 large eggs
6 teaspoons Gouda cheese, shredded
1 green onion
Seasoned salt and cracked pepper to taste
1 tablespoon chia seeds
Preheat oven to 400°. Lightly coat six muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray. Place one slice of ham into each cup forming a bowl. Layer one teaspoon of cheese on top of ham. Sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. Divide the green onion by slicing it between all six cups. This is easily done with a kitchen shears. Next crack one egg into each cup, being careful not to break the yolk. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes and broil on High for one minute. The whites should be cooked, but the yolks a little runny. Watch! Remove egg cups onto serving platter and sprinkle chia seeds on top before serving. Enjoy!
*TIP: Make ahead and gently reheat in the microwave on 20% power for those mornings-on-the-run.