Eggs And Ham Creole

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Sep. 19, 2011

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
Cook Time: 14 Minutes
Ready In: 14 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 315Calories from Fat 169

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 681 mg28.38%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 23 g46%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet