Eggs in a Tomato

  • Serves: 1
  • Cooking Time: 3 MINS
  • Total Calories: 170 CALS

Nutrients per serving:

  • Protein: 13.3g
  • Fat: 10.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 7.5g


Cut off a thick slice, about 1/2 inch (1 cm), at the stem end of the tomato; set slice aside. Scoop out seeds and centre pulp. Season with salt and pepper. Place tomato upside down on a paper towel to drain for about 5 minutes. Place tomato upright in a small microwave safe bowl. Break eggs into tomato. Pierce egg yolks with a fork. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and place top slice over tomato. Microwave on MEDIUM HIGH (70%) for 3 minutes and 45 seconds or until egg is almost cooked. Let stand 2 minutes.

Preparation: 2 minutes

Cooking: 3 minutes and 45 seconds

Standing: 2 minutes


  • 1 large tomato
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) Italian seasoning