Mint-Pesto Baked Eggs

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Ingredients

1 cup packed Cilantro fresh leaves
½ cup packed Fresh mint leaves
½ cup Pistachio nuts shelled
2 Chili pepper seeded and chopped
2 tbsp Lemon juice
1 clove Garlic
½ cup Olive oil
¾ cup Heavy cream
12 Large eggs
For serving:
6 slices Bread toasted

Nutritional information

320
calories
28g
fat
3g
carbohydrates
14g
protein
1g
fiber
215mg
sodium
Ingredients
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Mint-Pesto Baked Eggs

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This Mint-Pesto Baked Eggs is one of my favorite simple brunch recipes. The pesto is simple to make and tastes absolutely delicious. This recipe is perfect to serve 6, but very easy to double if you are planning on feeding a crowd! 

To prepare this recipe, start by making the pesto by blitzing  cilantro, mint, pistachios, chilis, lemon juice, garlic, and salt in a food processor until finely chopped. Add oil and pulse until well combined. Add cream and 2 eggs to each ramekin and top each one with 1 tablespoon of the herb mixture. Bake in the oven until the whites are set but the yolks are still runny. Serve with the remaining pesto and toasted bread.

To make the Mint-Pesto Baked Eggs, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Mint-Pesto Baked Eggs

Steps to make Mint-Pesto Baked Eggs

1

Heat oven and prepare baking dish

5

Preheat the oven to 425 °F. Lightly grease six 10- to 12-oz ramekins and place on a rimmed baking sheet.

2

Prepare mint pesto

3

Place 1 cup of fresh cilantro leaves, ½ cup packed fresh mint leaves, ½ a cup of shelled pistachios, 2 seeded and chopped chilis, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, and 1 clove of garlic in a food processor. Pulse in ½ a cup of olive oil until well combined.

3

Place eggs in ramekins with cream and pesto

2

Place 2 tablespoons of cream and 2 eggs in each ramekin and top each one with 1 tablespoon of the herb pesto.

4

Bake

12

Bake the eggs for 12-15 minutes or until the whites are set but the yolks are still soft and runny.

5

Serve

Serve with the remaining pesto on top with toasted bread for dipping!

You will love these Mint-Pesto Baked Eggs for a delicious savory breakfast. Remember to tag #cookmerecipes if you try this delicious brunch recipe!

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Athina

Delicious brunch idea! Thanks!

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