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Rich Butter Cream-Poached Eggs

Rated as 4.67 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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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 just made this and it is delicious. It’s my new favorite way to make eggs!

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...

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...

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.

Made these eggs just now for breakfast. I cut the recipe in half and it seems like plenty with just one egg. Delicious and decadent. Next time I might throw in some spinach, or use Cajun spice i...

Excellent dish. Teenager loved as well. Thank you!

easiest way to make poached eggs and very tasty. I followed exact recipe. Served with a side of asparagus and toast.

I’ve never reviewed before - but these were amazing!! I wanted to drink the sauce! Very filling too.