Baked Eggs and Ham with Spinach

Tuesday’s recipe is again so easy yet super tasty and contains 2 of your 5 a day.

    Baked Eggs and Ham with Spinach

Serves 2. Prep time 10 minutes. Cook time 30 minutes


1 tbsp. olive or rapeseed oil
1 x Small onion
1 x Garlic clove, crushed
1 x Small green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
400g can chopped tomatoes
100g/4oz ready-roasted peppers from a jar, drained and sliced
180g pack of ham, torn
50g/2oz baby leaf spinach
2 x Medium eggs
Pinch of cayenne pepper
Crusty bread to serve

Step 1: Heat oven to 180/c or 160c fan gas 4. Heat the oil in a small sauté pan, add the onion and cook for 6 mins until softened. Stir in the garlic and chilli, and cook for 2 mins more. Add the tomatoes and 100ml of water, season well, then stir through the peppers and ham. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 mins until the sauce has thickened. Add the spinach, stirring through to wilt.

2) Make 2 hollows in the sauce and crack an egg into each. Add a pinch of cayenne, transfer to the oven and bake for 10 mins until the whites of the egg have set. Serve straight away with crusty bread.

Enjoy :-)

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