Baked Eggs With Cheese and Basil SauceFrom PORT CITY VICTORIAN INN BED & BREAKFAST
- 3 tbsp. Margarine or Butter
- 2 tbsp. All Purpose Flour
- 1/4 tsp. Salt
- 1/8 tsp. Pepper
- 1/4 cup Snipped Fresh Basil or 1 tsp. Dried Basil; crushed
- 1 cup Milk
- Non-stick Spray Coating :
- 4 Eggs
- Salt and Pepper
- 1 oz. Cheese
- (optional) Snipped Fresh Basil
In a small saucepan melt the margarine or butter. Stir in the flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, and dried basil, if using. Add milk all at once.
Cook and stir over medium heat till thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Remove from heat. Stir in fresh basil, if using.
Spray four 8-to l0-ounce round baking dishes or 6-ounce custard cups with nonstick coating.
To assemble, spoon about 2 tablespoons basil sauce into each dish. Gently break an egg into the center of each dish; season with salt and pepper. Spoon remaining sauce atop eggs.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 18 to 20 minutes or till egg is set.
Sprinkle with cheese. Let stand till cheese melts. Garnish with snipped basil, if desired. Makes 4 servings.