Monday, August 8, 2011

Smoked Salmon and Tomato Baked Eggs


We had left over smoked salmon from yesterday's breakfast so I made simple baked eggs for breakfast. I would normally do it with pancetta instead, but c'est la vie. It was only missing capers

It's a great easy breakfast for as many people as you want, and one of the easiest ways to make eggs for a crowd, and a fun way to make eggs for an individual

Baked eggs in tomatoes

Ingredients
  • 4 medium to large tomatoes
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 pieces of smoked salmon
  • small handfull of fresh basil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cut the tops off the tomatoes and scoop out the interior seeds and pulp. Turn upside down and allow to dry on a paper towel for 15 minutes
  3. Chiffonade basil. Mix with a little freshly ground black pepper and olive oil. Spread on the inside of the tomatoes
  4. Place a piece of smoked salmon inside the tomato and bake for 20 minutes or until tomatoes have begun to soften slightly.
  5. Crack eggs into the tomatoes and bake another 10 minutes or until the whites are set but the yolks are still soft.
  6. Serve immediately with toast points

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