Baked green eggs

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2
This five-ingredient breakfast or brunch with spinach, pesto and bubbling melted cheese can be on the table in 15 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal579
  • fat54g
  • saturates23g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre3g
  • protein19g
  • salt1.5g
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Ingredients

  • 100g baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 4 tbsp fresh pesto
    Pesto

    Pesto

    Pess-toh

    Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.

    The…

  • 100ml double cream
  • 1 tbsp finely grated Gruyère (or vegetarian alternative)
    Gruyère

    Gruyère

    groo-ee-yeah

    Gruyère is an undoubted pinnacle of traditional Swiss cheese-making, a culinary masterpiece as…

  • 4 medium eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Mix together the spinach, pesto, cream and some seasoning, and tip into 2 individual shallow ovenproof dishes. Sprinkle the cheese over the top. Make 2 shallow hollows in the mixture in each dish and break an egg into each hollow. Bake in the oven for 10-12 mins until the whites are set and the yolks are still runny.

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Comments (3)

veggie.cook's picture
5

Delicious and filling! A perfect weekend breakfast.

Frantic Flapjack's picture
3.75

Just 5 ingredients and tasted lovely. Very quick to make. I've made this twice now but I can't get the eggs to set properly in the oven. The yolk cooks but the white is still runny and uncooked. I have had to pop them into the microwave for 30 seconds to make sure the white is cooked.

izmills's picture
5

Absolutely gorgeous. Really easy and quick.

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