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November Recipe

Baked Egg with Avocado, Tomato and Citrus Salad



This is a quick breakfast recipe that
will hit both sweet and savory flavors.
See recipe below.
Ingredients
2 eggs
2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
1 fluid ounce lime juice
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
2 ounces Hass avocado, cubed
1 large tomato, thinly sliced
2 ounces red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro

Instructions
Preheat oven to 400ºF.
Crack each egg into a separate bowl without breaking the yolks. Set aside.
Preheat small ovenproof pan and add 1 teaspoon canola oil. Add eggs, and immediately transfer pan to the oven. Cook for about 2-5 minutes, or until eggs reach desired doneness.

In a small bowl add remaining canola oil, lime juice, salt and pepper, and whisk ingredients together to create the dressing. Add avocado, tomato, red onion and cilantro to the dressing and toss.

Remove eggs from oven. Plate salad ingredients first and top with the eggs. Serve.
Choices/Exchanges: 2 Vegetable, 1 Medium-Fat Protein, 2 Fat

From Chef Ronaldo’s Sabores de Cuba by Ronaldo Linares