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Baked Eggs and Serrano Ham

This recipe for Baked Eggs and Serrano Ham has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

If you would like to find out more about Orce Serrano Hams and the Serrano Hams then have a look at the article entitled Jamon Serrano / Jamon Iberico / Spanish Ham - Orce Serrano Hams or visit the web site

This Spanish recipe for baked eggs really is a true campo dish in every sense. The eggs are cracked into terracotta cazuelas then covered with vine tomatoes and slices of serrano ham before being sprinkled with herbs and then baked. Delicious, easy and very Andaluz!

Ingredients for Baked Eggs and Serrano Ham

8 Eggs
150g Serrano ham (hand sliced)
2 Vine tomatoes
1 Tsp Smoked paprika
1 Tsp Dried oregano
Cracked black pepper

Equipment: 4 x terracotta cazuelas (14cm)

How to make Baked Eggs and Serrano Ham

  • Crack two eggs into each cazuela.
  • Place three or four slices of serrano ham over each dish.
  • Arrange slices of tomato over the top of the serrano ham.
  • Sprinkle with oregano and season well with black pepper.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Serve with "patatas fritas" or fresh bread.

Makes 4

Baked Eggs and Serrano Ham

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams