This is a great breakfast to serve for brunch or in a more upscale setting (it’s a little too much to ask for during your busy week). I found this in a New Zealand magazine that had not only recipes, but a section for wine, travel, and events. I honestly can’t remember the name of the magazine, but it was similar to Food & Wine magazine here in the states.
I made this for my man one morning and we loved it! It’s great to switch it up sometimes… something different from toast, oatmeal, or cereal (all of which I love!). This is an example of how some of the simplest flavors create the most delicious food. Not only is it simple, but it looks elegant and sophisticated.
Makes 2 (you can easily make this for however many people you want)
2 vine tomatoes, must be round
2 strips of bacon, turkey or Canadian… or regular if you want
2 tbsp basil finely chopped, and more for garnish
1 tsp olive oil
1 small garlic clove, minced (or to taste)
Salt and pepper to taste
Parmesan cheese for garnish
Preheat the oven to 400°.
Hollow out the tomatoes with a spoon, cutting the top off carefully with a knife first. Combine basil, oil, garlic and salt. With your fingers, spread the basil mixture on the inside of the tomatoes. Crack one egg into each tomato and top with salt and pepper. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the egg is cooked. Top with parmesan cheese and more basil!
I’m not sure of the nutritional information, but it all depends on how much cheese you use, but overall it’s a healthy breakfast:) Enjoy!