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Baked Eggs with Creamy Spinach & Ham Recipe

Baked Eggs

Baked Eggs with Creamy Spinach & Ham

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Modern
Servings 4


  • Instant Pot Multi Pressure Cooker


  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 shallot finely diced
  • 115 g sliced ham cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 450 g baby spinach
  • 80 ml double cream
  • Salt & pepper
  • 4 large eggs
  • Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley for serving optional
  • Crusty bread for serving


  • Select Sauté (low) on the Instant Pot and heat 2 tablespoons of the butter. Add the shallot and cook, stirring occasionally, until just softened, about 1 minute.
  • Add the ham, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes then add the remaining butter and the spinach and cook until the spinach is wilted, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the cream and a bit of salt and cook until most of the liquid has been reduced, about 15 minutes, then season with more salt and some pepper.
  • Press the Cancel button , and carefully make four wells in the spinach and carefully crack one egg into each well.
  • Secure the lid and select Pressure Cook on low and set the cook time for 1 minute.
  • When the cooking program has finished, quick release the pressure.
  • Transfer each egg on a bed of spinach to a plate, top with parsley, if using, and more pepper, and serve with a slice of crusty bread.
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