Baked eggs with chilli tomato chickpeas

The marriage between eggs and beans is a very happy one – this is kinda like baked beans and fried eggs with attitude!

Wholesome, filling and full of taste, this is sensational. Feel free to add other veg such as spinach or finely chopped courgette.

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Servings: 2
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 small/medium red onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic peeled and crushed
  • 1 small red chilli deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tin of chickpeas or any tinned beans you have in stock!
  • 3 tablespoons of tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • sea salt – this needs good seasoning
  • 4 free range organic eggs
  • crumbled feta or sour cream to serve
  • 1 lime

Instructions

Heat the oven to 180 deg.

Gently fry the onion, garlic and chilli in the olive oil in an oven-proof frying pan, or any pan will do as you can transfer to an ovenproof dish.

Add the rest of the ingredients except the feta and eggs; simmer for 15 mins to let the flavours develop.

Either leave it in the pan or transfer to a shallow ovenproof dish then make four dips in the mixture and crack an egg into each one.

Place the pan or dish in the oven for about 5-6 mins or until the egg whites are set but the yolks remain soft.

Serve with crumbled feta or sour cream, a squeeze of fresh lime, and a green salad.

Nutrition Info

Chickpeas

Chickpeas are a reservoir of fibre, which helps to keep you full and gives your happy gut microbes their favourite food. They’re also a great source of folate, which is important for brain and nervous system health. On the same lines chickpeas are high in the mineral Molybdenum which is also though to be a key player in maintaining a healthy functional nervous system.

Along with their high protein content they’ll help keep you strong and bright as a button.

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