Baked Avocado Eggs

Baked Avocado Eggs

What better way to embrace fat than from avocado? These simple eggs are baked right inside the avocado half!

Skill level: Beginner

Serves: 4

Start to Finish: 25 minutes

Prep: 10 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

2 medium size, firm, ripe avocados

2 tbsp. olive oil

4 large eggs

Salt and pepper

1/2 tsp. ground pepper

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. LINE a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Form 4 circular rings out of aluminum foil to use in keeping the avocados upright for prepping and baking.
  2. Slice the avocados and remove the pits. Place avocados inside the foil rings on the baking sheet and Brush with olive oil. Scoop out a hole where the pit was. Hole should be large enough to hold one broken egg.
  3. Break an egg into the center of each of the avocados, being careful to keep the yolks intact. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake until egg whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard, about 15 minutes.
  5. Top with parsley and ground pepper and serve.

Nutrition Information (1/4 of the recipe)

Calories: 260; Protein: 9 grams; Fat: 23 grams; Carbs: 8 grams