Eggs Mornay

    1 hour 5 minutes

    This creamy egg dish is comfort food at its finest: sliced cooked eggs are covered with Mornay sauce and grilled until the sauce is golden brown and bubbly. Serve on hot buttered toast as a snack, or with cooked rice and a green salad as a main course.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 8 eggs, hard-boiled, shelled and halved
    • 2½ cups Mornay sauce
    • Paprika and parsley sprigs, to garnish

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour5min 

    1. Prepare the Mornay sauce.
    2. Set a grill for moderate heat. Lightly grease four heatproof dishes with cooking spray.
    3. Arrange the eggs, cut sides down, in single layers in the four prepared dishes. Pour the Mornay sauce evenly over the eggs and grill until golden brown and bubbling hot.
    4. Garnish each dish with a sprinkling of paprika and parsley sprigs.

    Mornay sauce

    Mornay sauce is simply a béchamel sauce thickened with Parmesan and Swiss cheeses. Click here for the recipe.

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    I sliced the eggs and layered them over toast points, covered with the mornay sauce, and then broiled. This could be served for either brunch or dinner. The only time-consuming part is making the mornay sauce, and that's why I've ranked this as moderately difficult. Very nice, will make this again.  -  20 May 2013