Shirred Eggs with Leeks



  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Large red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 Leek(A plant related to the green onion), white and light greens minced
  • 1 Bunch green onions, white and light green parts, minced
  • 6 Eggs
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 12 tbsp Heavy cream
  • 2 oz Parmesan(cheez), grated
  • Flat leaf parsley(herb), chopped
  • Chives(hri piyaz), chopped


  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • In a small skillet over medium heat melt 2 tbsp of butter. Add bell peppers, leeks, and green onions. Sauté until peppers are tender. Remove from heat.
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  • Set 6 buttered ramekins on a baking sheet and divide bell pepper mixture evenly between the dishes making a small “well” in each one for the egg. Carefully crack eggs into the “well”. Top each egg with 2 tablespoons of heavy cream, salt, pepper, and grated(kadukash) parmesan cheese.
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  • Bake for 10-15 minutes. Until whites are barely set and yolks are still runny.
  • Serve warm with crusty bread.

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