These eggy pots are a great way to start the day, and the kids can get involved along the way. Asking kids to help make the pots is a fantiastic way to get them to be less fussy if they normally turn their noses up at tomatoes or spinach.
- Ask the children to lightly crush the cherry tomatoes, with a fork, in a mixing bowl and then to distribute evenly in the bottom of 4 ramekins.
- Melt the butter in a pan over a medium heat. Add the spinach and cook for about 1 minute before spooning the wilted spinach into the ramekins over the tomatoes.
- Get the kids involved again – ask them to tear the ham into strips and place on top of the spinach.
- Crack 1 egg into each of the ramekins and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Finally sprinkle some grated cheese over the top.
- Cook in an oven set to Gas Mark 3, 160°C, fan 140°C for 10-15 minutes, or until the egg whites have set.
- While they’re cooking, get the children to toast some brown bread. Serve with the eggy pots.
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If serving vulnerable groups, elderly people, toddlers, pregnant women and people who are unwell, cook eggs until the whites and yolks are solid.
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