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Baked Eggs in Avocado Boats

Looking for a quick, healthy, and filling lunch option? This delicious and nutritious recipe is perfect for those with diabetes or who are cutting down on carbs. With the option to add cheese on top and the possibility of swapping out basil and oregano for rosemary and thyme, this recipe is sure to be a hit with everyone in the family.

I make these for lunch all the time because I have a handy supply of eggs (I have chickens. I also have a lot of dietary restrictions since I am insulin resistant and have IBS. These don’t upset my stomach, are filling, and, best of all, don’t make me sleepy after lunch.

  • 1 Avocado
  • 2 farm fresh eggs
  • 1 tsp garlic olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano or Thyme
  • 1/4 tsp Basil or Rosemary
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Cheese if desired
STEP 01:

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

STEP 02:

Halve the avocado and remove the pit. For chicken eggs or duck eggs, increase the size of the hole in the avocado boat. This step is not necessary if using quail eggs. Baste with garlic olive oil. and half of the spices.

STEP 03:

Make foil boats so that the avocado doesn’t tip during cooking and put the avocado in the boats on a baking sheet.

STEP 04:

Top with the rest of the spices and cheese if desired.

STEP 05:

Bake for 15 minutes or until egg yolks are to their desired doneness.