Eggs in Puff Pastry with Za atar

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Growing up my mom always made 'Eggs in a Basket', eggs dropped into toast with a circle cut out. I still love this to this day but updated the recipe complete with Middle Eastern flavors.


3 tablespoons Za'atar Seasoning
12 puff pastry shells, thawed
12 slices par-cooked pancetta
12 large eggs

Recipe Info

Difficulty Level: 
Prep Time: 
5 minutes
Cook Time: 
20 minutes
Total Time: 
25 minutes
Serving size: 


1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
2. On a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone mat, arrange the 12 thawed shells 2 inches part. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until shells are just risen.
3. Remove the shells from oven and peel away the perforated center. Add 1 piece of pancetta and press into the shell forming a cup. Carefully add the egg to the pancetta cup and top with 1/2 teaspoon Za'atar. Repeat with remaining shells.
4. Return to oven and bake for 10 minutes or until egg white is set. Serve immediately.


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Recipe Tip:
Par-cooked bacon can be used in place of the pancetta.