Traditional recipes

Italian baked eggs

Italian baked eggs

With oozy mozzarella cheese

With oozy mozzarella cheese

Serves 2

Cooks In15 minutes

DifficultyNot too tricky

Nutrition per serving
  • Calories 281 14%

  • Fat 22.3g 32%

  • Saturates 8.1g 41%

  • Sugars 0.9g 1%

  • Salt 1g 17%

  • Protein 20.2g 40%

  • Carbs 1g 0%

  • Fibre 0.3g -

Of an adult's reference intake


  • olive oil
  • 4 large free-range eggs
  • 6 cherry tomatoes , (60g)
  • ΒΌ x 125 g ball of mozzarella
  • 1-2 sprigs of fresh marjoram , or basil


  1. Preheat the oven to full whack.
  2. Lightly grease a small skillet pan or round baking dish with olive oil, then crack in the eggs.
  3. Halve, or quarter, the tomatoes and dot them around the eggs.
  4. Tear over the mozzarella and drizzle with a little more oil, then season with a little sea salt and black pepper.
  5. Bake in the oven for 7 to 10 minutes or until the whites are set but the yolks are still runny.
  6. Pick over a few marjoram or basil leaves, and tuck in. Delicious served with hot buttered toast.

Watch the video: Italian Baked Eggs with Roasted Balsamic Tomatoes (October 2020).