Pesto eggs

Pesto eggs on a slice of bread
Looking for a trendy and delicious brunch idea? Look no further than pesto fried eggs! This latest craze is taking the breakfast world by storm, and it's easy to see why. Not only does frying eggs in pesto add an incredible burst of flavor, but it's also a healthier alternative to cooking with oil.
To take your pesto eggs to the next level, serve them on top of lightly toasted sourdough bread, along with some smashed avocado and a sprinkle of micro radish. The combination of textures and flavors is sure to impress your brunch guests.
Try out this easy and impressive recipe today and experience the deliciousness of pesto fried eggs for yourself!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Servings 2 people


  • 2 tbsp vegan basil pesto with roasted pine nuts
  • 2 free range eggs
  • salt & pepper
  • chilli flakes optional
  • 2 slices sourdough toasted
  • 2 tbsp ricotta
  • 1 NZ Avocado scooped
  • ¼ cup Superb Herb mini leaf basil


  • In a large non-stick frying pan heat pesto over medium heat. Once hot, crack eggs in and fry until cooked to your liking. Remove from heat.
  • Slather sourdough toast in ricotta, then mash avocado on top.
  • Serve pesto eggs on top and scatter with mini leaf basil. Season to taste with salt, pepper and chilli flakes (optional).
Keyword vegetarian
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Pesto is simple to make yet this flavour bomb can transform the simplest dish into a winning recipe!

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