Egg casserole with mushrooms and herbs – breakfast idea

Egg casserole with mushrooms and herbs - breakfast idea

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Egg casserole with mushrooms and herbs - breakfast idea

Egg casserole with mushrooms and herbs

Liquid egg yolk, aromatic herb sauce and tender melted cheese - this egg casserole is exquisite combination that makes a perfect breakfast. The recipe takes a little time, but it tastes excellent.

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5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French recipes
Servings 2 person
Calories 707 kcal


  • 4 tablespoons butter + for greasing
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 shallot alternatively 1/4 onion
  • 240 g fresh mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper hot
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 120 ml whipped cream
  • 4 eggs large
  • 90 g Gruyere or other hard cheese
  • salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Parsley to taste


  • Preheat oven to 180°C top and bottom heat.
  • Butter 4 small baking pans.
  • Separate the thyme leaves from the twig.
  • Peel and chop the onion and garlic.
  • Chop the mushrooms.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan.
  • Sauté the onion and garlic with the thyme leaves for 2-3 minutes until soft.
  • Add the mushrooms, season with cayenne pepper and mix well.
  • Let cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Add balsamic vinegar and cream, season with salt.
  • Let the sauce cook for 1 minute, then pour into the ramekins.
  • Carefully crack an egg into each mold.
  • Gently mix the egg whites and mushrooms, being careful not to damage the yolk.
  • Grate the cheese on a medium grater and sprinkle over the eggs.
  • Fill a deep baking tray with boiling water.
  • Put the ramekins in, the water should reach about halfway.
  • Bake the eggs in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, until the whites are set.
  • Season the egg casserole with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with parsley leaves if desired.


  • Small baking dishes
  • Knives
  • cutting board
  • Pan
  • stirring spatula
  • Baking tray
  • grater


Calories: 707kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 31gFat: 59gSaturated Fat: 34gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 483mgSodium: 489mgPotassium: 689mgFiber: 2gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 2058IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 585mgIron: 3mg

* The nutritional values in this recipe are approximate and may differ slightly from the actual value.

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