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How To Make Baked Eggs {Shirred Eggs}

Rich Marinara + Buttery, Golden Yolk + Ooey Goeey Cheese = Quick and Easy Standout Breakfast/Brunch (or hell, even dinner)! A great alternative to cold cereal, especially on cold mornings you're craving something hot, bubbly and satisfying. {Get your cheese AND protein fix}
Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), mince
  Thyme/Basil 1 Teaspoon
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Crushed tomato can 12 Ounce (San Marzano)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Bay leaf 1
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon (1/2 cup diced carrots)
  Eggs 2 (or as many as you wish)
  Cream 2 Tablespoon
  Parmigiano cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
  Fontina cheese slices/Gruyere, mozzarella 2
For serving
  Fresh tomato 1 , cut in wedges (Optional)
  Toast slice 2 (Optional)
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely (Optional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

MAKING
2. In a large pot, heat olive oil, and add garlic, herbs, and pepper flakes, stir until garlic is soft.
3. Steam in the crushed tomatoes, add in the bay leaf and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
4. Remove and discard bay leaf, sprinkle in the sugar, salt and pepper.
5. In the bottom of baking dish, ladle in a layer of sauce and crack the eggs over the sauce.
6. Drizzle the cream on top and sprinkle Parmesan cheese all over the egg.
7. Tear the cheese slices with hand and arrange all over the eggs.
8. Bake in oven for 5 minutes or until the eggs set.

SERVING
9. Serve hot with seasoned tomatoes wedges, toast, and garnished with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Easy
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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