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Spicy baked eggs

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Nutritional Info
Total Sugar7g

This dish makes a perfect weekend brunch.


This dish makes a perfect one pot breakfast or brunch recipe. Eggs are a great source of protein. By adding dark leafy greens, such as kale, this meal is packed with magnesium, a nutrient that contributes to normal nerve and muscle function.

Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • 3 kale leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 small chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 courgette, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 150ml tomato passata (low salt)
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • knob of butter
  • 8 free-range eggs


  1. To make the salsa – place the kale, onion, peppers, chilli, courgette, garlic and passata into a bowl. Season to taste with a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper, and mix well.
  2. Heat the oil in a medium lidded frying pan over a medium heat and add the salsa.
  3. Stir to warm through, then make 8 holes dotted around the salsa.
  4. Place a little butter into each hole you’ve cleared, then break the eggs into the 8 holes.
  5. Place the lid onto the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes. The dish is ready when the eggs are cooked into the salsa and the whites are firm.

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