A simple, nourishing recipe made with just a handful of ingredients. These baked eggs in tomato cups make for the perfect low-carb, protein-packed breakfast or a snack.
- Since this dish is low in carbohydrate, it has a low glycemic count and so it is ideal for diabetic patients as it will avoid blood sugar spikes.
- A single tomato can provide about 40% of the daily recommended minimum of vitamin C. Tomatoes also supply vitamin A, which supports immunity, vision, and skin health, vitamin K which is good for your bones and potassium, a key nutrient for heart function, muscle contractions, and maintaining a healthy blood pressure and fluid balance.
- Eggs contain a range of vitamins and minerals including vitamin A, vitamin E and selenium which all act as important antioxidants in supporting eye health, retina function and helping counteract degenerative vision as you age.
- 1 Medium Tomatoes
- 0.25 tablespoon Butter or oil
- 1 Eggs
- 0.50 tablespoon Cream
- 1.50 Jones Dairy Farm Golden Brown Breakfast Sausage Links sliced
- 0.25 cup Cheddar Cheese shredded
- 0.50 tablespoon Basil fresh
- 371 Kcal
- 30 grams
- 5 grams
- 16 grams
- Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Slice tops and stems off tomatoes. Use a knife to cut around the inside of tomatoes and loosen ribs and seeds. Scoop out with a spoon and discard.
- Heat butter or oil in a skillet over medium-low heat until melted. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and cream until well combined. Season to taste.
- Pour egg mixture into the skillet and let sit for 30 seconds without stirring. Then use a spatula or wooden spoon to stir, lifting and folding from bottom. Continue until eggs are cooked through. Add sliced sausage to the pan and stir. Add half of shredded cheese, stir to combine.
- Fill each tomato with mixture and top each with remaining shredded cheese. Bake for 10-20 minutes, until tomatoes are tender and cheese is melted and bubbly. Sprinkle with fresh basil and serve.
Over to You
Whip up these eggy tomato pockets ahead of time for a grab-and-go meal or snack. They’re great for when you want a quick dish filled with simple, nourishing ingredients.