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Cheesy Asparagus Brunch Bites

The highlight of your morning meal will be these balls of creamy, savory goodness. Go here to get the kit: http://taste.md/2mNTbT4

Recipe

Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2 to 4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped leeks
  • 1-2 glugs of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup honey ham, cubed
  • 1/4 cup asparagus, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely grated Parmesan
  • 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese (or your favorite)
  • Clarified butter, melted
  • Fresh parsley, chopped

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Heat a skillet over medium high heat. Pour a few glugs of olive oil into preheated pan and sauté leeks until tender and start to caramelize. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside to cool.
  2. Whisk egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  3. Whisk together yolks, heavy cream, ham, asparagus and cooled leeks, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Fold whipped egg whites into egg mixture.
  5. Heat ebelskiver pan over medium-high heat, add 1 teaspoon of ghee to each cavity and sprinkle lightly with 1/2 teaspoon of Parmesan cheese.
  6. Fill each cavity halfway with prepared 'batter' and sprinkle with grated cheese of choice. Cover with remaining batter, sprinkle with more grated Parmesan, and cook for a minute or two until eggs begin to pull away from the sides. Using skewers, flip over, cooking for another 2-3 minutes until cooked through.
  7. Serve with fresh, chopped parsley if desired, and consume hot.