Baked eggs are an easy breakfast and are a tasty alternative to fried eggs. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to make baked eggs in the toaster oven. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn a commission.
Today's Baked Eggs recipe is one that could be made in your regular oven or a Toaster Oven. I prefer using a Toaster Oven, especially on a hot day - so my entire house doesn't get heated up by the oven.
This is also a fun recipe to have a variety of different toppings for people to choose from to make their own Baked Eggs. Today I am sharing my favorite ingredients to have in mine.
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Ingredients You'll Need For This Recipe:
Gather your ingredients - you can really add things that you like to have in your eggs. I grabbed eggs, cheese, ham, onions, mushrooms, and spinach.
Baked Eggs in a Toaster Oven
The first time I made this I just added everything into the ramekin to cook and it just DID NOT turn out well. Too much liquid. I should have realized that would happen because there is so much moisture in the mushrooms, spinach, and onions. So I tried it again in a different way and it worked great.
To start, precook the mushrooms, onions, and spinach. Add a bit of butter to a skillet and cook the mushrooms and onions together until they are tender.
Place the spinach on top and let it sit on top for a bit to steam cook it.
After a couple of minutes mix the spinach into the mushrooms. I am always surprised by how spinach can cook down to such a small amount.
Butter the sides of your ramekin and add some of your spinach and mushrooms.
Then add in other ingredients - like some chopped ham, turkey, or whatever meat you have on hand.
Next it is time for the eggs. If you like runny eggs you can crack the eggs directly into the ramekin.
If you prefer more of a scrambled egg, break the eggs into a separate container. Add a bit of milk, salt, and pepper to taste. Then stir with a fork and pour the eggs into the ramekin.
Most recipes I have seen for baked eggs have you adding the cheese to the top from the beginning. But I like to make sure my eggs are cooked all the way through and then add the cheese.
Turn on your toaster oven to about 375 degrees.
Bake your eggs for about 12 minutes and then check the eggs to make sure they are done to your liking.
Sprinkle the cheese on top and add some buttered bread to toast in the toaster oven.
Cook long enough for the cheese to melt and turn a light golden brown.
Serve and dig in!
This is a fun way to make morning breakfast with the family - just have all of the toppings ready for everyone to pick and choose what they want in their delicious baked eggs!
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- For baking casseroles, we use Glass Baking Dishes. I especially like the dishes with lids so leftovers can be transferred straight to the fridge.
- Silicone Kitchenware is my favorite because they don't scratch my cookware and are super easy to clean!
- To prepare all of those ingredients a Glass Cutting Board is a must. We even keep ours on our counter at all times.
- This Knife Set will also become your favorite! They cut beautifully and with the hollow design of the knife, food doesn't stick to the blade.
Baked Eggs in a Toaster Oven
- 1 tablespoon Butter
- 1 handful Spinach
- ½ cup Mushrooms
- ¼ Onion - Chopped
- 2 Eggs
- 1 teaspoon Milk
- ¼ cup Mozzarella Cheese - Shredded
- Salt and Pepper - to taste
- Heat butter in a skillet. Add your mushrooms and onions and cook until tender. Add your spinach and gently stir into the mushrooms until tender.
- Add some spinach/mushrooms into a greased ramekin and top with some pieces of ham. Add your eggs - 2 whole eggs per ramekin or 2 scrambled eggs (I like to scramble with a bit of milk salt and pepper).
- Bake in a 375 degree toaster oven for 12 -15 minutes or until the eggs are how you like. Add some cheese and return to the toaster overn until cheese is melted.