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Fast Florentine eggs

13 October 2018

A quick but nutritious microwave meal for one that's ready in just a few minutes.

Fast Florentine eggs
Fast Florentine eggs

Preparation time

2 minutes

Cooking time

2 minutes




  • 25g grated Cheddar cheese
  • 2 large British Lion eggs
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • A handful of spinach leaves (around 30g)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Place the spinach in a microwave-proof cereal bowl, cover with an upturned plate and cook on high for 30 seconds until wilted.

2. Crack the eggs into the bowl, season and beat together with a fork. Scatter over the tomatoes.

3. Cover with the upturned plate, cook on high for 1 minute 20 seconds. Sprinkle with cheese and pop under a hot grill to brown for a bit - if you can’t wait, eat straight away!

Microwave timings based on a 900W oven, adjust timings for different wattage ovens.

Nutritional information

Energy: 281kcals, Protein: 22.8g, Total fat: 20.1g, Saturated fat: 8.5g, Carbohydrates: 2.8g, Salt: 1.2g

Our thanks to British Lion eggs for providing this recipe.

For more quick and easy recipes visit our egg recipe section


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