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Eggs In A Puff

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4
  Beaten eggs 8
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Frozen cut broccoli/Half of a 6-ounce package frozen pea pods, thawed 5 Ounce, cooked, drained (Half Of A 10-Ounce Package)
  Sweet pepper 1⁄2 Small, sliced or chopped (Red Or Green)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Shredded cheddar cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
Directions

To make the puff, melt the 1/2 cup butter or margarine in boiling water.
Add flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt all at once; stir vigorously Cook and stir till mixture forms a ball that doesn't separate.
Remove from heat; cool slightly (about 5 minutes).
Add the 4 eggs, one at a time, beating after each till smooth.
Spread batter over the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-inch glass pie plate.
Bake in a 400° oven about 25 minutes or till golden brown and puffy.
Meanwhile, use a fork to beat together the 8 beaten eggs, milk, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper.
Stir in broccoli or pea pods and sweet pepper.
Heat the 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet till just hot enough to make a drop of water sizzle.
Pour in the egg-vegetable mixture.
Reduce heat to low.
When egg mixture starts to set on the bottom and sides of the skillet, sprinkle with cheese.
Lift and fold the egg mixture with a spatula till eggs are cooked and cheese is melted.
Spoon into baked puff.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked

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