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Rich Butter Cream-Poached Eggs

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"Rich and savory butter and cream-poached eggs, topped with a little shredded cheese, red pepper flakes, and scallions. So rich and filling (and very low-carb). No need for English muffins!"
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19 m servings 347
Original recipe yields 2 servings (2 poached eggs)


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  1. Heat heavy cream and butter in a small saucepan until barely simmering.
  2. Crack each egg into a small bowl.
  3. Slide one egg at a time into the heated cream mixture. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes on top. Cover and cook over low heat until white begins to set, about 2 minutes. Uncover and add shredded Cheddar cheese. Recover and cook until yolk is desired doneness, about 2 minutes more.
  4. Serve eggs and cream topped with scallions.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 347 calories; 34.2 2.6 8.7 287 238 Full nutrition

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These eggs are a GAME CHANGER! Mine didn’t look pretty (although admittedly I didn’t try to make it look pretty) but I can assure you they tasted the exact opposite of what they looked like. OMN...

This was so good. Paired it with a Keto garlic cheddar biscuit dipped into the creamy sauce and soft yolk just delicious and felt like I was being so bad. Yummm !

I've made this twice now, and it is so delicious. Definitely a new way for me to enjoy my eggs. The first time I made it exactly as written and I found it to be a little too soupy for my likin...

All I had on hand was salt, pepper, heavy cream and eggs. I didn't have the other spices. But man was this tastey! I will forever be making my eggs like this! You will not regret trying this...

This was absolutely delicious and it was gone before I could take a picture lol

I just made this and it is delicious. It’s my new favorite way to make eggs!

Oh my! These eggs are smooth and creamy and perfect! The cooking method and times are exactly right for my taste. I didn't drink the leftover butter cream in the pan...but I wanted to.

I just got done making this & Oh My!!! I made it with a spicy salsa verde & pepper jack cheese.

Excellent dish. Teenager loved as well. Thank you!