Baked eggs with spinach & tomato

Baked eggs with spinach & tomato

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(29 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A rustic dish with a delicious combination of flavours and just four ingredients, try whipping it up for brunch

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal114
  • fat7g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein9g
  • salt0.43g
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Ingredients

  • 100g bag spinach
    Spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 4 eggs
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the spinach into a colander, then pour over a kettle of boiling water to wilt the leaves. Squeeze out excess water and divide between 4 small ovenproof dishes.

  2. Mix the tomatoes with the chilli flakes and some seasoning, then add to the dishes with the spinach. Make a small well in the centre of each and crack in an egg. Bake for 12-15 mins or more depending on how you like your eggs. Serve with crusty bread, if you like.

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try-it-twice
1st Sep, 2012
4.05
100g spinach between four people? 400g spinach, 400g tomato, 4 eggs would be better. After wilting the spinach it hardly covered the dish bottom, and was drowned in tomato. Also, draining the tomatoes before adding would be useful. A good recipe with some small adjustments.
acphil27
15th Jun, 2012
Great breakfast dish no hastle, healthy and tasty
pepper87
22nd May, 2012
I've just had this for my breakfast and it is a great, quick and easy recipe. I cooked some chorizo and onion first then added the chopped tomatoes and added the spinach to wilt it. Then transferred it to a small oven dish and made a well for my egg. I seasoned my egg with salt and pepper and then popped it in the oven on the recommended temp for 15 mins....mmmm yummy
bethocallaghan
25th Oct, 2011
3.05
Good starter recipe. Enjoyed it but nothing amazing.
janetbrookes
21st Oct, 2011
5.05
Really loved this recipe and makes a lovely winter lunch. Even better with some added prosciutto and a little grated parmesan!
sami_anne
4th Oct, 2011
2.05
I was a bit disappointed in this dish, i love all the ingrediants in it but it didnt mix well for me, i may try it again but adding some other herbs to it.
motoko
30th Sep, 2011
This recipe reminds me of a tapas restaurant I once went. It is so delicious!! Seasoned it with some salt, pepper and some sweet paprika to give it an even more yummy taste. For added taste some melted mozzarella would be great too.

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