Baked Eggs Florentine
4-5 leaves fresh Spinach, chopped
Salt, and Black & Red Pepper to taste
1 slice buttered & toasted Bread
Heat broiler to 500deg F.
Pour cream and pat butter in small Gratin dish. Put under broiler for 4-6min til butter melts and cream begins to brown. Remove from oven.
Carefully break eggs into cream & butter in dish, keeping yolks whole. Sprinkle with chopped spinach, then little dollops of ricotta and finally parmesan. Salt & Pepper to taste.
Put under broiler, and broil til brown and bubbly, approx 4-6min. This is a good time to toast and butter that slice of bread.
Serve eggs atop toast like Eggs Benedict.
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This is a take on French-style baked eggs. I like eggs anytime- they're fast, easy and can be very elegant. This is a SUPERB morning-after, make-a-lasting-impression breakfast to serve your Valentine, by the way...