An eggsellent way to use leftover hard boiled eggs. You may also use cheese cracker crumbs and grated cheese for the topping if you wish.
INGREDIENTS (for 5 servings):
- 6 eggs
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 2 cups heavy cream
- salt and pepper to taste
- ground cayenne pepper to taste
- 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Separate yolks from whites, shred each separately. Melt butter over low heat and gently stir in flour. Gradually blend in cream, stir constantly as it thickens. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne to taste.
Mix egg whites with cream sauce and pour into greased 1 1/2 quart casserole. Cover with bread crumbs. Add yolks, top with another layer of crumbs.
Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes until bubbly.