Eggs in Clouds

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Eggs in Clouds: whipped egg whites with chives and a mix of Italian cheeses makes a delicious fluffy base for these eggs.

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At first sight, Rachael Ray’s Eggs in Clouds looked like eggs nestled in drop biscuits and I almost passed by them when I was searching for something to make for breakfast, but then I saw the ingredients and thought how clever! These light, flavorful pillows are egg whites! Just my kind of meal, simple, healthy, and delicious!

Rachael added chopped chives and bacon to her egg whites, but I decided that little bacon nibbles wouldn’t do. Since bacon and eggs are the dynamic duo I couldn’t completely do without the bacon, so I served it on the side instead. In fact, I cooked the whole package and we managed to eat every slice!

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These eggs are simple enough to enjoy any weekend and the presentation is so lovely, I would also serve these for a special occasion! Keep this recipe in mind for the next time you have house guests, or are hosting a special event like a wedding or bridal shower. This recipe is perfect for feeding a crowd!

This would also make an amazing morning breakfast for your valentine!  Ohhh, yes! Make these for your sweetheart and be sure to cut out heart strawberries too!

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Eggs in Clouds
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 4 large eggs, separated
  • ¼ cup Parmesan, Romano and Asiago Cheeses, shredded
  • ¼ cup chives, chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Carefully separate the yolks and egg whites. Keep the yolks whole and put them in separate small bowls.
  3. In a large bowl, whip egg whites until stiff peaks form (about 5 minutes).
  4. Fold in cheeses and chives. Spoon four mounds of the egg whites placing them on the prepared baking sheets. Form a well in the center of each mound large enough to hold the yolk, but don't add the yolk yet. Bake egg whites for 3 minutes. Place yolk in the center of the mounds and bake for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from oven and gently remove from parchment paper. Serve with bacon.

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27 Comments on Eggs in Clouds

  1. avatar
    January 20, 2015

    How fun is this idea! My boys are going to love this and your heart shaped strawberries

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    January 20, 2015

    These are so different! Love this idea! I think all the ingredients are perfect together and such a fun presentation!

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    Alison says:
    January 20, 2015

    Wow! Those are beautiful and they sound absolutely delicious!!

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    Rachael says:
    January 20, 2015

    These look so simple and so good!

  5. I love this idea, Sandra! I’m always looking for new and exciting high protein breakfasts and this is definitely one I want to try! Thanks so much for sharing!!

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    January 20, 2015

    I am going to try this for my Moms Meeting breakfast. Thank you so much!

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      January 21, 2015

      I hope this will be mom approved 🙂 Thank you, Susan!

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    Corina Ramos says:
    January 20, 2015

    This looks delish and they look so pretty too.

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    Agy says:
    January 20, 2015

    Clever and fun to make!

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    January 20, 2015

    I love this recipe, I am a big fan of adding chives into my eggs!

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    Mary Ellen says:
    January 20, 2015

    Love these eggs, they’d be perfect for brunch.

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    celeste says:
    January 20, 2015

    Yum! This looks delicious. I think I’ll make it this weekend.

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    January 25, 2015

    What an original and wonderful recipe! I’m love with it. Can’t wait to try it 🙂

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    Susie Gall says:
    January 25, 2015

    These have been on my to-make list for a long time – thanks for inspiring me.

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      January 25, 2015

      Hi Susie! So many recipes to try, but I really hope you give this one a go…you’ll love it 🙂

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    January 29, 2015

    Would make for a hearty breakfast! Thanks for the recipe.

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