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Venetian Eggs Tortino

This is the simplest of self-indulgent egg dishes. The recipe is given for one person. Make several tortini and serve them at room temperature for a picnic. A lower-fat version can be made by using one whole egg and two egg whites instead of three whole eggs.

eggs tortino

Eggs Tortino

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 1 tortino


  • 4 medium-thick asparagus
  • Unsalted butter
  • 3 large eggs
  • 30 ml milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  • Steam the asparagus about 3 minutes, until they are just tender.
  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Butter a 2-cup (500 ml) shallow baking dish.
  • Beat the eggs with the milk and add the salt and Parmesan cheese.
  • Pour the mixture into the baking dish and place the asparagus on top.
  • Bake for 15 minutes then serve.
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