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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 152.6
  • Total Fat: 7.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 222.5 mg
  • Sodium: 444.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 16.1 g

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Mexican Egg Bake

Submitted by: MVIGIRL

Introduction

Great high protein breakfast! Fast and easy in the Microwave.

I love this as a quick dinner option too!
Great high protein breakfast! Fast and easy in the Microwave.

I love this as a quick dinner option too!

Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 large egg
    1/4 cup Salsa
    1 oz. reduced fat cheddar cheese
    Cooking spray

    Couple of notes:
    -sodium looks high in this recipe becuase it assumes ready made salsa. I make my own salsa w/o salt and that greatly reduces the sodium level.
    -you can use eggbeaters to reduce fat but I think the texture of whole egg is much better

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Directions

Serves one

1. Spray a small ramekin or mug w/ cooking spray
2. Place salsa in bottom of bowl, crack egg on top of salsa and then top w/ cheese
3. microwave for anywhere from 30 seconds to 2 minutes depending on power of the oven and how runny you like your yolk,
4. Enjoy!!

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HOLLYBEARSMOM.






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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Even better:
    First line the dish with thin-sliced ham.
    Then you can lift it out and serve it on a plate. - 2/7/12

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I was afraid the egg might explode in the oven, but was pleasantly surprised that it just cooked. I did adjust the cooking temp, though. It took about 90 sec. at power 7. Very good/quick breakfast. - 10/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    We made this today, with a few variations and it was awesome. We used fit and active egg sub(60 cal for 2 eggs worth) and used "natures promise" low sodium, no fat salsa. and we actually baked it in the toaster oven for 10 min. and it was awesome! will definatley do often! thanks - 1/17/10

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I cooked it my first time with 3 eggs in a bowl. One spot kept looking a little runny, so I kept nuking it for more. Well when I cut into it with my fork, it literally launched yolk at my face!

    Great recipe, but if you're gonna make any modifications...cook safely, folks! :) - 1/6/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Quick & Easy but very tasty. Ended up giving mine a very light scramble halfway through cooking to mix all the yumminess together. - 7/25/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    So GOOD, so QUICK. I used only 1 Tbsp of salsa and nuked it for 50 seconds and egg was almost perfect (few seconds less next time for a softer yolk) Put it atop a slice of whole wheat toast. Delicious breakfast in less than 2 minutes! - 2/28/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely delicious! I made this with 2 eggs and a slice of provolone cheese. Very satisfying and pleasing. Definitely a new favorite of mine! - 1/15/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this yesterday and it was GREAT! I bragged to my DH about how he missed a great breakfast. I might lesson the salsa to half the amoutn just because it was a lot for salsa then I enjoy, but non the less delicious! - 12/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Super quick and quite good. I need to figure out the time to cook the egg. 75 seconds turned out to be a solid yolk. - 7/10/08

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  • Really good and fast enough to do on a work day morning. Thanks for sharing this. - 2/24/13

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  • AWESOME! I love this idea and it was delicious! i added crumbled turkey bacon to the top. - 1/20/13

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  • Quick & yummy! - 11/17/12

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  • Very good and satisfying! I will make it again. - 7/13/12

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  • Wasn't sure that I would like but tried anyway and liked. - 2/20/12

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  • Such a great idea!! I make scrabbled eggs for my DD all the time in the microwave, so easy and easy clean up. I cooked mine on H for about 90 s & then topped with 2 thin slices of turkey and 2% Kraft american cheese. Slide on top of a low cal slice of wheat toast. Perfect protein filled bfast! - 8/24/11

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  • I can't believe I never came up with this idea on my own! Three of my favorite foods in one quick meal. This is SO easy and REALLY good! A new regular breakfast for me. - 6/24/11

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  • This was excellent! I used 1 oz. finely shredded cheddar and I think I could have gotten by with less. Next time, I will cook a little bit before I add the cheese as with all the cheese it was hard to tell if the egg was done. Mine was a little underdone at 80 seconds on high. Great flavor! - 6/21/11

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  • I too substituted 1/4 cup egg sub for the egg. It was great! Puffed up and was so light! I stirred it twice during cooking and then just overturned the glass onto the plate. neat presenation for a different egg breakfast! - 5/23/11

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  • This was so good and I'm not even an egg fan! I made mine with 2 egg whites instead of 1 whole egg, added a little pepper before a small sprinkling of cheese and nuked it in a ramekin for 90 seconds. It looked beautiful when it came out and was perfectly cooked. :) - 1/21/11

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  • Thanks! This was my first visit to this part of the site. When I saw your recipe, I went right to the kitchen and tried it out. I used a corn tortilla for dipping. Easy! - 12/31/10

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  • It was pretty good. I wasn't blown away by it, unfortunately. - 12/21/10

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  • Wow this is delicious and so easy! Def going to be a staple breakfast for me! - 12/14/10

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  • This was awesome. I plan on having this at least once a week. - 9/17/10

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  • Had it this morning! Not usually a fan of eggs but it was good. - 8/13/10

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  • Very tasty; would definitely make this again--it is quick and flavorful (and easy cleanup because of the cooking spray). - 5/29/10

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  • Quick, healthy, and tasty! - 4/14/10

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  • So easy to make and very tasty! - 3/7/10

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  • This was a great quick and easy breakfast. I will totally do again! - 1/20/10

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  • reviews sound like its a winner. Can;t wait to try at lunch today. - 1/19/10

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  • Really good flavor and easy to make. I had it with a piece of toast. - 10/26/09

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  • I loved it! I work the nightshift and this is a great meal for me at 1 in the morning! It's easy and very tasty if you like eggs. - 10/21/09

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  • Yummy and fast! - 10/8/09

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  • really good... I mixed the egg into the salsa after about as minute...then procedded to cook on 30 power for 3 or 4 minutes more...you just have to keep checking until you get it right. I added the cheese on the top..
    this is really good with a couple of TLBS. of cottage cheese...
    wallah!! food - 10/7/09

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  • My husband love these. I don't like eggs much unless scrambled, and I even thought they were okay. - 9/13/09

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  • i really enjoyed.easy! - 8/23/08

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  • This was awesome for me!! 2.5 minutes in the microwave and it was perfect for dinner with mashed potatoes and carrots. Thanks!! - 8/20/08

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  • Need to do some adjusting on time in the microwave, but once i figure it out it will be incredible!! - 7/8/08

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  • This is a quick and healthy recipe. Thanks for submitting! - 7/7/08

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  • sounds great! - 7/7/08

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