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Eggs And Ham Creole

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Ingredients
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Sweet green pepper 1 Small, diced
  Stalk celery 1 , diced
  Tomato 1 , diced
  Tomato sauce 7 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can, 213 Milliliter)
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black forest ham 1⁄2 Pound, diced
  Eggs 4
  Shredded monterey jack cheese/Mild cheddar cheese 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

In 8-cup (2 L) measure, combine butter, garlic, onion, green pepper and celery; microwave at High for 4 to 6 minutes or until softened, stirring halfway through.
Add tomato, tomato sauce, thyme, hot pepper sauce, and salt and pepper to taste.
Microwave at High for 4 to 5 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Stir in ham.
Divide mixture among 4 lightly buttered 1-cup (250 mL) gratin or baking dishes.
With spoon, make a hollow in each tomato mixture; break eggs into hollows.
Gently pierce yolks.
Cover loosely with waxed paper; microwave at High for 1 minute.
Microwave at Medium- High (70%) for 5 to 7 minutes or until whites are set but yolks are still soft, turning dishes if necessary.
Sprinkle with cheese.
Microwave at Medium-High (70%), uncovered, for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese has melted.
Let stand for 2 to 3 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
14 Minutes
Ready In: 
19 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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