Baked Avocado Cups with Pesto

So quick and easy! All you need are avocados, eggs, pesto, and lemon zest! I served mine with some sautéed mushrooms and it was delicious!


Ingredients (1 serving):


1 avocado

2 pastured eggs

1/4 cup basil pesto, store bought or homemade

Zest of one lemon

Salt and pepper to taste


Recipe:


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.


2. Make collars out of aluminum foil to sculpt the avocados into place. They must be upright during baking. I use tin foil because cooked egg is hard to scrub off the pan.


3. Cut avocado in half, remove pits, and carefully scoop out enough avocado flesh to make a "bowl" large enough to hold one egg.


4. Arrange avocado halves on the aluminum foil and carefully crack an egg into each one.


5. Spoon 1 Tbsp of pesto on top of each egg.


6. Sprinkle with lemon zest.


7. Bake 10-15 minutes (10 for over easy, 15 for over hard), until eggs are cooked to your liking.


8. Serve plain or garnish with salt, pepper, more lemon zest, or parsley.


Enjoy!


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