Food & Drink Foodie Friday

Baked Avocado and Egg

Avocados are pretty cheap to get hold of, especially when you bag one for 21p on the reduced aisle, but I’ve never cooked one before. So, I thought I’d try something simple. This recipe takes 15minutes to cook and I’ll definitely be making it again. Maybe with some fresh chives next time?

I used a fairly small avocado, so I didn’t use much egg white. You could either use a large avocado or scoop out a little of the flesh around the stone hole to fit more egg white in!

Serves: 1

Cooking time: 15 mins

Ingredients

1 avocado

2 small eggs

1 slice bacon, cooked and chopped

Salt and pepper

Herbs of your choice. Fresh or dried parsley would work well. I used mixed herbs as that was what I had in the cupboard!

Toast to serve

Method

Cut the avocado in half and remove the stone. Using a knife take a little of the skin off the bottom of each half so that they rest in a baking tray without toppling.

Crack the eggs into a bowl and use a spoon to scoop the yolk into the groove left by the avocado stone.

Spoon a little egg white over the yolk until the hole is filled.

Season to taste with salt, pepper and your choice of herbs.

Bake on 200°c for 15-18 minutes.

Serve with toast and a sprinkle of cooked bacon.

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