Baked Eggs in Bacon Nests


– 6 slices thick-cut bacon
– 1 cup spinach
– 6 large eggs
– 6 tablespoons whole milk
– Salt and pepper, to taste


– Preheat oven to 400°F.- Heat a large skillet over medium. Add bacon and cook 3 to 4 minutes, until fats cooks off but not crispy. Remove from pan and set aside.

– Add spinach to pan and cook until just wilted, about 2 minutes, stirring. Remove and set aside.

– Lightly brush 6 muffin tins or ramekins with bacon drippings left in skillet. Coil bacon slices around the bottom of each tin, making the nest. Divide spinach evenly inside each tin. Gently crack 1 egg into each in, leaving yolk intact. Top each in with 1 tablespoon milk; season lightly with salt and pepper.

– Bake until eggs are slightly set but still soft, about 13 minutes. Remove with a spoon and serve immediately.

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