It’s interesting how we judge things just from how the look or sound. we do this with food, with movies, with neighborhoods and even with people. We judge the book by its cover. It’s quite sad actually, but unfortunately this is human nature. I do it too. Like with this recipe for example. I’m kinda trying to eat healthier and when I saw CHEESY i was like “damn another delicious sounding calorie loaded dish” But I made it anyway and as i waited for it to cook I checked online for how many calories it had, less than 400!!! IN TOTAL!! Yes even with the butter, cream and cheese!!! who knew!! Though this depends on the type of cheese you use, if you use sharp cheddar for example the calories go up to 550. But thats still 275 per person!
A part from being calorie friendly this dish is also very very very tasty. The mixture of thyme and dhania was just the perfect choice for this dish. It’s actually felt like I was indulging in some naught dish while I actually wasn’t. This is actually a keeper.


Cheesy Mushroom Baked Eggs

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 2


Cheesy Mushroom Baked Eggs


  1. 2 tablespoons butter (can be substituted with olive oil)
  2. 150 gram mushrooms, cleaned and chopped
  3. 1/2 teaspoon powdered chillies (optional)
  4. 1 tablespoon of crushed garlic
  5. 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  6. small bunch of chopped dhania (Coriander)
  7. 1 1/2 tablespoons sour cream
  8. 40 grams (2 tablespoons) grated cheese
  9. 2 large eggs
  10. Salt and pepper to taste


Pre Heat Oven to 210 degrees

Add butter to a pan and let it melt then add the chopped mushrooms with salt, pepper ad chillies.. Let this cook for a few minutes then add in the garlic, thyme and dhania and cook for about 2 minutes. Stir in the sour cream and turn of the heat

Pour the mushrooms into ramekins of an oven proof bowl and sprinkle with the cheese. Make two wells in the mushroom mixture and crack the eggs in them

Bake the until eggs are done to your liking. I baked for about 10 mins (my yolk was still runny)

Serve immediately with Toast. HAPPY EATING!!!


Written by Wangeci Wandere cici