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Zoodle Nest w Egg, Tomato, Basil & Ricotta Salata

Spiralized zucchini noodles are a tasty, healthy base for eggs, tomato and basil in this beautiful, delicious breakfast dish. Ricotta salata tops it off with the perfect hit of zingy flavor for a special treat for one, or you can easily multiply the recipe to serve a crowd.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 241kcal


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups spiralized zucchini from 1 small zucchini
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • pinch black pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 TB crumbled ricotta salata or feta cheese
  • 2 TB chopped fresh basil


  • Heat olive oil over medium heat in a medium nonstick sauté pan. 
  • Add garlic and pepper flakes and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring often. Add zoodles, tomatoes, salt, and pepper and sauté for 2-3 minutes. 
  • Create a well in the center and gently add egg. Cook, uncovered for an additional 3-4 minutes or until whites are set and yolk is done to your liking. 
  • Garnish with cheese and basil and serve.


Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 171mg | Sodium: 702mg | Potassium: 1648mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 55.4% | Vitamin C: 129.7% | Calcium: 14.6% | Iron: 16.3%

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