Baked Egg With Quinoa & Tomato Sauce Recipe
A one dish meal that you can make for yourself on a Sunday brunch or casual dinner meal. It is a baked dish which is layered with quinoa, tomato sauce and egg on top. Melted cheese adds in an extra richness to the dish as well. You can serve it along with a fresh juice or a hot beverage for your Sunday Brunch.
Baked Egg With Quinoa & Tomato Sauce Recipe is a one pot meal that is baked in the oven. It has three different layer of delicious flavours. There is a bed of quinoa in the bottom and layered with a delicious rich tomato sauce and topped it up with an egg. A good sprinkle of cheddar cheese is finally added on top to make it melt as you bake it in the oven. You can bake this dish until the egg is quite gooey or the way you like the egg to be cooked. This will make a one dish meal in itself for your Sunday breakfast.
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- 2 Whole Egg
- 1 cup Quinoa
- 1 teaspoon Dry mix herbs
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes
- 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 2 tablespoons Cheddar cheese , grated
- Salt , to taste For the Tomato Sauce
- 4 cloves Garlic , chopped
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 4 Tomatoes , finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Dried oregano
- 2 teaspoons Mixed Herbs (Dried)
- 2 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes
- 4 tablespoons Red Chilli sauce
- Salt , to taste
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil , for cooking
How to make Baked Egg With Quinoa & Tomato Sauce Recipe
To begin making the Baked Egg With Quinoa & Tomato Sauce Recipe, we will pressure cook the washed quinoa in a pressure cooker with 2 cups of water, salt to taste. Pressure cook for at least 3 to 4 whistles. Once done allow the pressure to release naturally.
Heat a skillet with oil, add chopped garlic and saute till it softens. Add in chopped onion and saute till the onions get nicely caramelised.
Add chopped tomatoes and sprinkle some salt and saute till the tomatoes become soft and mushy. Sprinkle seasonings like oregano, mixed herbs, red chilli flakes and mix it all. Using a potato masher, mash down the tomato mixture to a chunky paste.
Bring the tomato sauce to a boil, cook until the sauce reduces. Check for salt and adjust accordingly. Keep it aside.
Preheat the oven to 180 degree celsius for 10 minutes, Take two ceramic bowl in which you can bake. Add cooked quinoa first and layer it evenly. Then layer it with tomato sauce, break an egg on top and sprinkle with cheese on top.
Bake this Egg With Quinoa & Tomato Sauce in the oven for at least 25 minutes. Once done take it out and sprinkle with dried herbs and red chilli flakes and serve.