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Meatless Monday: Cloud Eggs

Today’s recipe has been all over the internet, social media, and TV, so of course I had to try to make it.  I eat eggs almost every day, and am always looking for ways to change the recipe up a bit.  These were so delicious and would be a perfect brunch recipe to make for your guests.  Try this recipe for an elevated egg recipe that just looks fancy.

 

4 Large Eggs 

1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan

3 tbsp. finely chopped fresh chives

Salt and Pepper

Coud Egg Ingredients

Coud Egg Ingredients

Preheat oven to 450

Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper

Separate egg whites and egg yolks, placing the egg whites in a large bowl and the yolks in a small bowl

Season the egg whites with salt and pepper

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Using a whisk or a hand mixer, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form (I used a hand mixer and it took about 5-7 minutes)

Stiff peaks formed!

Stiff peaks formed!

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Gently fold in Parmesan and chives, reserving 1/2 TSP for garnish

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Create 4 mounds of egg whites on the prepared baking sheet and indent the centers of each to look like nests

Forming the clouds

Forming the clouds

Bake until slightly golden, about 3 minutes

Ready to add the yolks

Ready to add the yolks

Carefully add an egg yolk to the center of each egg white cloud

Season yolk with salt and pepper

Added the yolk!

Added the yolk!

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Ready to go into the oven

Ready to go into the oven

Bake until the yolks are just set, about 3 minutes more

Serve with fruit and enjoy!

Egg Clouds are served!

Egg Clouds are served!

Egg Clouds served up!

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Cloud Eggs
Serves 2
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Prep Time
14 min
Cook Time
6 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
14 min
Cook Time
6 min
Total Time
20 min
Ingredients
  1. 4 Large Eggs
  2. 1/2 c. freshly grated Parmesan
  3. 3 tbsp. finely chopped fresh chives
  4. Salt and Pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Separate egg whites and egg yolks, placing the egg whites in a large bowl and the yolks in a small bowl
  4. Season the egg whites with salt and pepper
  5. Using a whisk or a hand mixer, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form (I used a hand mixer and it took about 5-7 minutes)
  6. Gently fold in Parmesan and chives, reserving 1/2 TSP for garnish
  7. Create 4 mounds of egg whites on the prepared baking sheet and indent the centers of each to look like nests
  8. Bake until slightly golden, about 3 minutes
  9. Carefully add an egg yolk to the center of each egg white cloud
  10. Season yolk with salt and pepper
  11. Bake until the yolks are just set, about 3 minutes more
  12. Serve with fruit and enjoy!
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