How to Cook an Egg in a Toaster Oven

It may be the last thing you would consider using to cook an egg, but toaster ovens are more versatile than they seem. Useful for more than toasting bread, toasters can be used to make simple, innovative breakfasts. Baked eggs take little more effort than scrambled eggs, yet add an elegant touch to the first meal of the day. They can be cooked in anything from a ramekin to a hollowed-out roll, potato or tomato, and can be baked with a variety of meats, vegetables and herbs.

Brown and white eggs. Credit: DAJ/amana images/Getty Images

Step 1

Combine 2 tbsp. spinach, 2 tbsp. diced tomatoes and 1 tbsp. feta cheese in the bottom of each ramekin.

Step 2

Crack two eggs into each ramekin.

Step 3

Sprinkle the tops of the eggs with a bit of feta cheese.

Step 4

Season with freshly ground black pepper.

Step 5

Place the ramekins into a toaster oven set to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 6

Bake the eggs for about 10 minutes, or until the whites have set.

Things You'll Need

  • Ramekins, one per person

  • Spinach

  • Tomatoes, diced

  • Feta cheese

  • Eggs, two per person

  • Freshly ground black pepper


If you're concerned about cholesterol, make a cholesterol-free version using only egg whites.

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