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Eggs in a Cloud

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 12 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 1
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Ingredients

1
egg
1
pinch of salt
1/4
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese with Jalapenos
Black pepper, to taste (optional)

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
176.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13.3g
20%
Saturated Fat
6.9g
35%
Cholesterol
211.1mg
70%
Sodium
401.2mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
0.6g
0%
Sugars
0.3g
Protein
13.2g
% Daily Value*:
Calcium
23.90%
24%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information for this recipe is estimated using a leading nutrition calculation application, but is an estimate only.  Actual nutrition values will vary based on the exact ingredients or brands you may use.

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Directions

  • 1 Preheat the oven to 450°F. Place rack right in the middle. Line a baking dish in parchment paper.
  • 2 Separate the yolk from the egg white. Set the yolk aside.
  • 3 Place the whites in a bowl and whip with a hand mixer at high speed until peaks begin to form. Add the salt and mix until combines.
  • 4 Use a spatula to mix in the whites with the cheese. Use folding motions to prevent the whites from losing volume.
  • 5 Place the whites in the baking dish. Carefully carve out a space in the center where you’ll place the yolk. Bake for 3 minutes. Open the oven and carefully place the yolk in the middle and bake for 3 more minutes.
  • 6 Season with salt and pepper, if you like, and serve immediately.

Oriana Romero I love fried eggs, but I’ve never been of fan of the egg white when it comes out too soft. Searching for alternatives, I discovered a different way of cooking eggs and it has since become one of my favorite methods. They’re also made in the oven, not fried, so they’re the perfect option when you’re trying to cut calories. Enjoy!

Rate and Comment

Oriana Romero Oriana Romero
September 1, 2014

Oriana Romero I love fried eggs, but I’ve never been of fan of the egg white when it comes out too soft. Searching for alternatives, I discovered a different way of cooking eggs and it has since become one of my favorite methods. They’re also made in the oven, not fried, so they’re the perfect option when you’re trying to cut calories. Enjoy!