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Pesto Prosciutto Cloud Eggs

A classy version of green eggs and ham with delightful flavors of basil, garlic, parmesan, and salty Italian ham.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Servings: 4 cloud eggs
Author: Basil and Bubbly


  • 4 eggs yolks and whites separated
  • ¼ cup prepared refrigerated pesto
  • 4 paper thin slices of prosciutto
  • salt to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Beat the egg whites until fluffy and stiff peaks form.
  • Two tablespoons at a time, gently fold the pesto into the egg whites.
  • On a sheet pan lined with parchment paper, make four mounds of egg whites. In the center of each egg white mound, make a well large enough for one egg yolk.
  • Bake in a 450 degree F oven for 5 minutes.
  • Place one slice of prosciutto in each well. Gently place one egg yolk in each well. Season with salt. Bake for 5 more minutes.