Stick with me here. I’m all about decadent breakfasts, and these truffle baked eggs with prosciutto hit the mark square on the nose. They are rich, creamy and full of so much truffle goodness that you may just fall over. Not only that, I joined forces with Eggland’s Best to create this wonderful dish! We love Eggland’s best for many reasons, but the most important to my littles is the fact that the red “EB” comes on each and every egg that is in the carton.
To create this delicious meal, I used a few staples and of course some luxury items. All were on hand believe it or not, because I’m in a truffle phase of my cooking life. I had shaved truffles on hand that I picked up during one of my many trips to the grocery store, along with prosciutto (a staple, because YUM) and truffle oil, which I now keep on hand as well. A little goes a long way. Trust me. The flavor is just that intense! The kids say that it reminds them of garlic, and I would agree. There’s also some butter, and a bit of creme fraiche in there as well.
In order to make this, you can use oven save mason jars, or ramekins. You’ll need to butter all three mason jars well, so that they will bake and sizzle the eggs just right. After oiling the mason jars, you need to add two tablespoons of heavy cream, and 1 tablespoon of creme fraiche. Crack an egg into each mason jar, top with chopped truffles, a drizzle of truffle oil, and chopped prosciutto, bake for 12 minutes at 400 degrees in a water bath, and you have yourself a breakfast, lunch or dinner entree fit for royalty. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and you’re set! I would serve these up with toasted breadsticks for dipping and be in heaven.
Now, YOU can create your own egg creation using Eggland’s Best eggs, and enter to win their grand prize! I think it’s a great prize to be had, especially when you can use eggs to show what you love. Deets are below.
Eggland’s Best (EB) is on the hunt for the best original egg recipe in America and is encouraging fans to create recipes using Eggland’s Best eggs, while also showing their state pride by integrating a locally-sourced ingredient.
There are so many different ways to add nutrition to your everyday meals using EB eggs, and Eggland’s Best invites you to show us the creative ways in which you incorporate them into your own delicious recipes inspired by your home state!
By choosing Eggland’s Best eggs over ordinary eggs, you are getting an egg that is fresher, tastes better, and contains more vitamins and nutrients. Compared to ordinary eggs, each Eggland’s Best egg offers four times more vitamin D, more than double the omega-3s, and contains 25% less saturated fat.
Recipe entries must have a minimum of two (2) whole Eggland’s Best eggs, and at least one (1) locally sourced ingredient that is either grown or manufactured in their home state/district/territory.
Eggland’s Best will be accepting entries for the 2016 Eggland’s Best “America’s Best Recipe” Contest from February 8 to April 29. All recipes will be judged based on creativity, inspiration behind the local ingredient used, and the integration of that ingredient into the recipe. Winners will be announced December 13.
- Grand Prize winner will receive $10,000 and a year supply of Eggland’s Best eggs
- (4) Regional winners will receive $1,000 and a year supply of Eggland’s Best eggs
- (53) Best in State winners will receive a year supply of Eggland’s Best eggs
That’s not it! I’m giving away a $25 gift card, and a voucher for a free carton of eggs to create your winning recipe! Just tell me in the comments below how you like your eggs, and you’re entered! That’s it! Contest closes Monday, April 18th at midnight! Good luck!
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