Flying Solo: Baked Eggs in Tomato Sauce and a Little Salad

Here’s a happy little number to launch your day: baked eggs in tomato sauce and a little salad. It’s a great, light breakfast, lunch or dinner for when you’re flying solo but still want to treat yourself like a full-fledged human. And why wouldn’t you?

This diminutive recipe is perfect for the toaster oven but will also work in the oven if you'd rather.


Food for one needs no explanation. That is all.

Baked Eggs in Tomato Sauce for One

Here's a light and fit breakfast, lunch or dinner for one that's ready in 30 minutes, mostly unattended. It's just 222 calories of gorgeous whole foods and packed with nutrients.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Serves Serves 1


  • 1/2 cup good, thick tomato sauce
  • 2 large organic eggs
  • 1 tablespoon gated pecorino romano cheese
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar or glaze


  1. Spoon the tomato sauce into a ramekin with a lid and pop it into the toaster oven (or, fine, oven) while it preheats to 375° F.
  2. When preheated (or after about 10 minutes), crack the eggs gently into the ramekin. Sprinkle on the grated cheese and some pepper. Bake covered for 10 minutes, then uncovered until the whites are set, about 10 minutes more.
  3. Place spinach in a bowl and drizzle with balsamic.

Nutrition Information

Amount Per Serving:

Calories:: 222 Total Fat:: 12g Carbohydrates:: 11.8g Fiber:: 3.1g Protein:: 17.4g