Spicy Baked Eggs In Avocado

This is one breakfast that’s both fast to prep and beautiful in presentation. Oh, and did we mention spicy? That’s the piece de la resistance for us. Sprinkled with both black pepper and cayenne pepper powder, there’s a kick to these baked eggs in avocado. 

Baked Eggs in Avocado

If you want a little more heat, try sprinkling on some freshly sliced red chilies. It’ll add heat, plus the red pairs well with avocado green and the whites and yellows of the egg. 

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Baked Eggs In Avocado

Healthy and delicious – they just look good on the plate
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 4 servings
Calories 451 kcal


  • 8 eggs
  • 4 avocados halved and pit removed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper powder more to taste and heat preference
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Scrape out the center of each avocado half, enough to hold an egg, then place the halves on a baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle lime juice over avocado halves, then add a dash of salt to each avocado.
  • Break an egg – yolk intact – into each avocado half, then place the baking sheet in the oven.
  • Bake the avocados for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the egg reaches your preferred firmness.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle the avocados with black pepper and cayenne pepper powder, then serve.


For extra heat, serve with sliced fresh red chilies (red serrano, Fresno, or jalapeño).


Calories: 451kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 15gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 23gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 327mgSodium: 721mgPotassium: 1114mgFiber: 14gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 827IUVitamin C: 22mgCalcium: 77mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Cayenne Pepper
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UPDATE NOTICE: This post was updated on September 4, 2022 to include new content.
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