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Egg in a Basket

Egg in a Basket

Accommodate your guests with this gluten-free recipe that doesn't sacrifice flavor.

Gluten Free:
Serving Size:
Total Time:
Under 30 Minutes
Preparation Time:
Under 15 minutes
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This recipe is recommended for 6 servings
  • 1 large tomato, cut into 6 thin slices
  • 12 slices HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Honey Deli Ham
  • 6 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Place oven rack in upper third of oven. Heat oven to 450ºF. Lightly coat 6 (6- to 8-ounce) custard cups or muffin cups with cooking spray.
  2. Place tomato slices on paper towels; cover with additional paper towels. Gently press tomatoes to soak up excess juice.
  3. Gently press 2 slices ham into each custard cup, overlapping to fit. Place 1 slice tomato over ham, cutting to fit; top with 1 egg. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle each egg with 1 tablespoon cheese.
  4. Bake ham baskets 10 to 15 minutes or until eggs are desired doneness. Gently remove ham baskets from custard cups. Place on warm serving platter; sprinkle with chives.