Start your day with this quick and healthy Baked Eggs in Avocado. It’s easy, budget-friendly, and it comes ready in less than 30 minutes. Skip the packaged cereals and fuel your day with this keto-friendly egg breakfast recipe.
And so the secret is out…
Today’s recipe has been one of my go-to breakfasts, especially on busy mornings.
Who would’ve thought that your favorite avocado could turn healthier by adding eggs? And when you combine baked eggs and avocado, this will quickly become your new favorite.
Did I mention to you that this avocado and egg bake recipe here is topped with cheese? Coz anything with cheese gets better, right?
AVOCADO WITH EGG RECIPE INGREDIENTS
If you’re looking for a quick and easy breakfast recipe, then you’re in absolute luck. Today’s recipe uses just a handful of ingredients and can be customized based on your preference. It’s also a great dish to clean up what’s left in your fridge.
You’ll be needing…
- Avocados – there are a couple of variations to choose from but I prefer the most popular Haas avocados which are creamier and less watery.
- Eggs – use the smaller ones for this recipe so they can fit perfectly inside the avocados.
- Salt and pepper – serves as a flavor enhancer for this simple breakfast recipe.
- Parmesan cheese – elevates any dish added with it due to its nutty and savory flavors. Feel free to skip this if you’re not a fan.
- Parsley – adds a touch of earthiness into this very straightforward avocado with egg recipe.
WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD?
You actually don’t have to stop there. Aside from those 5 pantry staple ingredients above, you can also add any of the following below.
- cooked bacon bits
- diced ham
- quartered cherry tomatoes
- minced onions
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
IS AVOCADO AND EGG BAKE HEALTHY FOR YOU?
Absolutely! It’s packed with good fats which help your body absorb vitamins like A, D, and E. Not only like that, but these low-carb keto-friendly baked eggs in avocado also keep hunger pangs at bay.
CAN YOU EAT AVOCADO AND EGG TOGETHER?
Yes! Eating them together poses good benefits to your body. Not only this combo tastes amazing, but it also keeps your heart and brain healthy, helps you to be in a good mood, and combats aging.
CAN I MAKE BAKED EGGS IN AVOCADO WITHOUT THE YOLKS RUNNY?
Not all of us are a fan of runny yolks. The technique to that is going for low heat and longer cook time. I have to say that my recipe is on point (baked at 320°F (170°C). for 15 minutes )- soft eggs with no runny egg yolks.
CAN I MAKE THIS AHEAD OF TIME?
I don’t suggest making this ahead of time as the avocado would easily brown once you slice them open. Anyway, it’s not that this recipe would take that long to make. You can actually make this in 30 minutes.
HOW TO MAKE BAKED EGGS IN AVOCADO
Making this baked avocado with egg is super simple. You probably can make this with your eyes closed. (Okay…don’t actually do that or you’ll cut yourself.)
So here’s the preview on how to make baked eggs in an avocado…
- Cut open the avocado in half.
- Scoop out some or the avocado flesh to make a bigger hole.
- Crack the eggs into each hole.
- Season with salt and paper.
- Sprinkle some grated cheese.
- Pop it in the oven and bake!
See how easy it is? It’s a super simple healthy breakfast recipe using avocado with an egg inside.
TIPS AND TRICKS
- You can scramble the eggs in your avocado boat instead of having them sunny side up style.
- If your avocados are small, you can only put into each holes the egg yolk and just do an egg white scramble separately to avoid them overflowing in your avocados.
- To avoid your avocados from falling over and spilling the eggs, cut a flat bit under the avocado so it stays stable.
- Another option so your avocados won’t fall over is to put your avocado boats in a a casserole dish or muffin tin instead of a baking sheet.
- When making this recipe, it’s best to use large avocados that are just about to ripe.
- Try adding a sprinkle of cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes to add a bit of a kick to this dish.
- Instead of parsley, you can top the baked eggs in avocado with chives or cilantro for a bolder flavor.
- You can swap parmesan with crumbled feta or gouda cheese.
You can serve this baked avocado with egg as is or pair it with toast or green salads. English muffins sound like great pair too for this.
BAKED EGGS IN AVOCADO
- 2 Avocados
- 4 Eggs
- Salt to taste
- pepper to taste
- 4 teaspoons Parmesan cheese grated
- 2 tablespoons Parsley freshly chopped
- Preheat oven to 320°F / 170°C.
- Slice the avocados in half and remove the pits.
- Place the avocado halves on a casserole dish or baking sheet pan and scoop out some of the flesh to make a bigger hole.
- Crack one egg into each hole – better to crack the eggs in a small bowl and then transfer it to the avocado. Season with salt and pepper.
- Top with parmesan cheese and bake for 15 minutes or until yolk reaches desired consistency.
- Sprinkle with fresh parsley, as desired. Enjoy!
If your avocados are small, you can only put into each holes the egg yolk and just do an egg white scramble separately to avoid overflowing in your avocados.
To avoid your avocados from falling over and spilling the eggs, cut a flat but under the avocado so it stays stable.
Another option so your avocados won’t fall over is to put your avocado boats in a a casserole dish or muffin tin instead of a baking sheet.
When making this recipe, it’s best to use large avocados that are just bout to ripe.
Try adding a sprinkle of cayenne pepper or red pepper flakes to add a bit of a kick to this dish.
Instead of parsley, you can top the baked eggs in avocado with chives or cilantro for a bolder flavor.
You can swap parmesan with crumbled feta or gouda cheese.
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