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Basil and olive stuffed eggs on a plate with basil leaves

Basil & olive eggs

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2 - 3

Get a boost of protein with eggs stuffed with basil and Kalamata olives. They'd work as a tasty lunch alongside a salad as well as being a healthy vegetarian snack

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal137
fat11g
saturates2g
carbs0.3g
sugars0g
fibre0.2g
protein10g
salt0.45g
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Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ small pack basil
  • 6 pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin rapeseed oil
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar

Method

  • STEP 1

    Boil the eggs for 8 mins then cool in cold water. Peel and halve. Scoop out the yolks.

  • STEP 2

    Put the basil, olives, oil, vinegar and a grinding of pepper in a small bowl. Blitz with a hand blender then add the yolk and roughly mash together. Spoon back into the eggs and keep in the fridge.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2017

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