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Baked Eggs in Tomato Cups - Simple, healthy and flavorful breakfast, brunch (even dinner!) recipe with eggs baked inside perfectly seasoned tomato cups.

Baked Eggs in Tomato Cups Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
Baked Eggs in Tomato Cups - Simple, healthy and flavorful breakfast, brunch (even dinner!) recipe with eggs baked inside perfectly seasoned tomato cups.
Servings : 6 servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 6 tomatoes
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 6 medium eggs
  • 1/3- cup shredded reduced fat mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley , for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Grease a muffin tin with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Cut the tops off the tomatoes and using a melon baller, scoop out the inside of the tomatoes. Save the scooped out tomatoes for a different use.
  • Place the tomato cups, cut side down, on a paper towel lined plate; let stand 10 minutes.
  • Arrange tomatoes, cut side up, in previously prepared muffin tin.
  • Drizzle a little bit of olive oil inside each tomato.
  • Season with salt and pepper, and a pinch of dried oregano inside each tomato.
  • Bake for 12 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and crack an egg inside each tomato cup.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, or until eggs are set. Bake 5 minutes longer if you do not like a soft/runny egg yolk.
  • Add shredded cheese over each egg; bake for an additional 2 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 2 minutes.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 97 kcal | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Protein: 8 g | Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 164 mg | Sodium: 107 mg | Potassium: 352 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 3 g | Vitamin A: 1330 IU | Vitamin C: 17.7 mg | Calcium: 68 mg | Iron: 1.3 mg | Net Carbs: 4 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked eggs, stuffed eggs