Spring Egg Cups

Cuisinart original

Many do not think of the microwave as being a way to cook something as delicate as eggs, but hopefully this recipe will prove them wrong. These are simple, quick, and full of flavor.


Makes 4 servings


½   tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
4    large eggs
1    tablespoon water
6    thin asparagus spears, thinly sliced
½   medium carrot, sliced into thin ribbons with a vegetable peeler
1    tablespoon thinly sliced fresh chives
2    tablespoons crumbled goat cheese
      Heavy pinch sea salt
      Pinch freshly ground black pepper

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 109 (62% from fat) • carb. 3g • pro. 8g • fat 7g • sat. fat 3g chol. 222mg • sod. 134mg • calc. 38mg • fiber 1g


1. Lightly coat the interior of 4 ramekins with the butter. Reserve.
2. Put the eggs and water in a medium bowl, and whisk to combine.
Divide evenly among the ramekins. Top with the vegetables, chives, and cheese divided evenly among the ramekins, and sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
3. Place in the Cuisinart® 3-in-1 Microwave AirFryer Plus. SelectMicrowave, set the time for 1 minute and power level to High (10P), and press Start. Stir and continue to microwave in 45-second increments on High until eggs are set.
4. Serve in the ramekins or unmolded on plates with a salad, home fries, or another side