Cloud Eggs

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  • Ingredients
    2 large large EGGS
    1/4 tsp. salt
    1/4 cup Gruyere cheese, grated

    Yields: 2 Servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per serving: 1/2 Recipe

    Calories: 127

    Total fat: 9 g
    Saturated fat: 4 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 3 g

    Cholesterol: 201 mg
    Sodium: 313 mg
    Carbohydrates: 0 g
    Fiber: 0 g
    Sugar: 0 g
    Protein: 10 g
    Vitamin A: 117 mcg
    Vitamin D: 1 mcg
    Folate: 25 mcg
    Choline: 149 mg
    Calcium: 165 mg
    Iron: 1 mg
    Potassium: 80 mg

    This recipe is an excellent source of protein and choline and a good source of vitamin A.


  1. PREHEAT oven to 450°. LINE large baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. SEPARATE egg whites and yolks. PLACE egg whites in large bowl and yolks in small bowl.

  3. SEASON egg whites with salt. Using electric mixer, BEAT egg whites until stiff peaks form. Gently FOLD in grated cheese.

  4. SPOON egg whites into 2 mounds on prepared baking sheet. ADD a small dent in center of mound with back of a spoon. BAKE for about 3 minutes or slightly golden.

  5. PLACE egg yolk gently in center of each egg white cloud. SEASON with salt. BAKE for about 3 minutes or until yolks are just set.