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Eggs baked in tomato shells recipe

These eggs are baked in a delicious tomato shell and topped with cheese. Find more on Kidspot New Zealand's recipe finder.



  • 4 tomatoes
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 4 tbsp grated cheese


Preheat the oven to 200°C. Cover a baking tray with baking paper.

Slice the stem end off each tomato and scoop out the flesh.

Place half a teaspoon of butter inside. Bake for 3 minutes and remove.

Crack one egg into each tomato and sprinkle a tablespoon of cheese over each egg.

Return to the oven for approximately 10 minutes or until eggs are set.

Leave to cool a little before serving.


This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.