As I’ve mentioned in an earlier post, my husband is usually the weekend breakfast cook. But this time I wanted to try something new…
I’ve seen, read and heard about Spanish Baked Eggs and wanted to give it a go.
After researching the dish I adapted many recipes into one that I thought we would all like.
Tempting children to try a new dish can sometimes be incredibly difficult but in the end can be rewarding. This was one of those cases.
Heat oil in a saucepan and sauté a diced onion. Add crushed garlic, 1 teaspoon cumin, ½ teaspoon smoky paprika, sliced chorizo sausage, 400g tin of cannellini beans, 400g tin of crushed tomatoes. Simmer for about 8 minutes until the mixture thickens.
Place into individual ramekins and crack an egg on the top.
Bake in a 200° oven until the egg is cooked (about 10 minutes). Serve with chopped parsley sprinkled on the top and some toasted bread.
(Many recipes included potato but I thought the cannellini beans would be filling enough)
Many of the recipes I read included cayenne pepper but I couldn’t add that . My husband and I aren’t used to very hot food (only slightly mild), but our son won’t eat anything with heat.
I was so happy with the way this turned out and after much arguing our son ate it all up. This is a very hearty breakfast and great for a cold winter morning. I look forward to making more of these!
How have you introduced new foods, spice and heat to your child? I would love to hear your tips!