MICROWAVE EGG CAPRESE BREAKFAST CUPS
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- 2 slices thinly sliced ham
- shredded Mozzarella or Provolone or a mix of the two
- 2 eggs
- basil pesto sauce
- Cherry tomatoes, cut in half
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
- fresh basil leaves, if desired
Layer the slices of ham on the bottom and up the sides of a ramekin or small bowl pressing into the creases and ruffling the edges then sprinkle with the cheese.
Crack the eggs into the ramekins and add a dollop of pesto over the eggs with a few cherry tomato halves and season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Place in the microwave and cover with a microwave plate cover and cook on high for 1 minute and 30 seconds or until the whites are set, adding additional 20 second bursts if needed.
All microwaves will cook differently so play around with the amount of time. If cooking more than one set of eggs at a time allow for more cooking time as well. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and more kosher salt and black pepper if desired.
Photo: Nicolene Taljaard