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Red Pepper Egg-in-a-Hole

Impressively pretty but oh so easy to make, bake up an egg in a red pepper for a healthy and tasty breakfast!
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DietGluten Free
Keywordbreakfast, gluten-free
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Servings4 servings


  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Cut red bell peppers in half and place them side up in a baking tray with lined parchment paper. Sprinkle some salt and a drizzle of olive oil.
  • Bake pepper until soft (about 10-15 minutes).
  • When ready, remove from oven and set shredded cheese in the base of the pepper and break one egg in each. Sprinkle some salt and ground pepper.
  • Bake them until eggs are cooked thoroughly (about 15-20 minutes).
  • Enjoy while warm.


Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 173mg | Sodium: 443mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2170IU | Vitamin C: 76mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 1mg