Tomato Pots

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Derf2440

Works very well for a leasurely Sunday or holiday breakfast, tastes as good as it looks. Recipe can be doubled.

Top Review by LifeIsGood

Wow, what a beautiful presentation for a breakfast! The flavor was wonderful, too. I did have to bake mine longer (more like 12-15 minutes) so the eggs would set. Thanks, Derf, for the unique breakfast idea! :-)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut tops off the tomatoes with a sharp knife, remove core and seeds.
  2. Sprinkle the insides with salt, turn upside down on paper towels to drain for 30 minutes.
  3. Blot as much moisture as you can from the inside of each tomato and make 4 small slits around the top with a sharp knife.
  4. Preheat oven to 450 degrees, bake for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove and put 2 tablespoons cheese into each tomato.
  6. Break an egg into each tomato and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Heat the cream to boiling point and spoon it into the eggs, top each with a pat of butter and the remaining cheese.
  8. Bake for a further 5-10 minutes .

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