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Four-Cheese Baked Eggs

When I created this dish I was thrilled that my husband enjoyed it so much. He normally prefers omelets for brunch, but devoured his first helping of these eggs, then asked for more. —Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + standing
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 7 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 cups grated Gruyere or Swiss cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives or chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Beat ricotta and cream cheese until smooth. Add eggs, butter, salt and pepper; beat until blended. In another bowl, whisk flour with baking powder; add to egg mixture. Stir in Gruyere and chives. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan.
  • Bake, uncovered, until a knife inserted in center comes out clean, 25-30 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 279 calories, 23g fat (13g saturated fat), 172mg cholesterol, 483mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 16g protein.

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