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Boiled Egg Gratin


Pick n Pay - Jan 11th, 09:28

A one-dish dinner idea for a hungry mob.


2 slices day-old bread, torn into small bits, plus extra to serve
30 ml PnP sunflower oil
8 PnP eggs
80 grams PnP butter
75 grams flour
625 ml PnP milk, warmed
3 ml PnP ground nutmeg
1 dash salt and milled pepper
1 handful PnP parsley


Toss bread bits and oil together in a pan over a medium heat until crisp. Set aside.
Bring a pot of water to the boil. Lower in eggs and boil for exactly 5 minutes.
Remove and set aside to cool before peeling.
Melt butter in a large saucepan until bubbling.
Add flour and fry for a minute.
Whisk in milk and reduce heat.
Cook for 15 minutes while stirring.
Season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
Place eggs in an ovenproof dish and pour over white sauce.
Sprinkle toasted breadcrumbs and parsley over eggs.
Bake at 180°C for 20-25 minutes until golden.
Serve warm with extra bread for dipping or a side salad.
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