Simple and Healthy Baked Eggs in Avocado

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On Sunday morning (okay, it was more like noon…), I woke up to see an avocado in the fridge I had forgotten all about.  As much as I love avocados, I don’t usually eat it for breakfast.  That’s when I remembered hearing or seeing some where that you can bake an egg in an avocado.  Perfect!  So here’s what I whipped up for breakfast/brunch:  Baked Eggs in Avocado:

Baked Egg in Avocado
Baked Egg in Avocado

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0.  Preheat your oven to 425 °F.
1.  Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
2.  Half your avocado, and remove the pit.  (If you’ve never done this before, here’s a good way to cut it in half and also to remove the pit. Follow steps 1-5.  It’ll be easier if you use a sharp and heavier knife to remove the pit.)  Place avocados on baking sheet.

Halved Avocado
Halved Avocado

3.  Depending on how big the hole your pit removal left you in the avocado, you may want to use a spoon and scrape some avocado out to make the hole bigger.  This is to make room for that egg you are about to crack in it.
4.  Try to balance the avocado so that it doesn’t tilt to its sides, and then crack a preferably small egg in to the hole of the avocado.   Do this slowly as to minimize the amount of egg that overflows all over the place.  This is pretty much going to happen if the hole is not big enough to fit the whole egg.
Eggs in Avocado
Eggs in Avocado

5.  Stick the avocados in to the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, depending how you like your eggs.  I baked mine for 20 minutes, and it was just right for me.
6. Now sprinkle salt and pepper as desired, and it’s all ready to be eaten! I prefer to use a small spoon and scoop it out to eat.
Baked Eggs in Avocado
Baked Eggs in Avocado

Eating Baked Eggs in Avocado
Eating My Baked Eggs in Avocado


    1. I like the cuteness of it too 🙂 I probably wouldn’t be making this everyday as it takes longer than to fry eggs than to bake it in an avocado, but it’s a cool idea for if I ever want to impress people with a cool looking breakfast!

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  2. This was a great idea. I decided to switch it up a little and used just egg whites scrambled with a bit of cheese and bacon bits…yumm!

  3. If you slice a small piece of the skin to make a flat spot on the round part of the avocado half, they stand upright on their own. Delicious,,

  4. Hi there, I tryed them a few days ago and to be honest I really don’t know what is all the fuzz about these creation. I LOVE Avocado but heated up all the yummie taste is gone. In addition the egg is a little bit like rubber on top where the egg white got hard.
    Am I doing something wrong? All the images I saw in the net look so yummie. I wished it would taste as good as it looks 😉

    1. Hi Eyleen, Yep.. it is true, some people don’t at ALL like the taste of avocado heated up while some do, that’s totally understandable as it’s personal preference. However, my egg white wasn’t rubbery, so I’m not sure why that is… the only thing I can think of is (if you want to try again) maybe you can turn down the heat or not bake it for as long. Remember to add some spices on top to flavor it too!

    2. I agree… I much prefer to top some buttery scrambled eggs with slices of fresh avo and s&p rather than heat the avo.

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