Two nests made from spiralized zucchini with baked eggs inside, and half an avocado sliced thinly and spread out.
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A nest is the perfect shape for holding an egg – just take it from nature.

If you’re not familiar with zoodles, they’re basically zucchini (or another squash) that’s been cut with a spiralizer to make them into long stringy noodle shapes. I don’t like to think of zoodles as a replacement for anything. I think they’re good as their own category, and you can do so much with them. Saut√© them and use them as a base for some sauce and protein, or do what I did here – bake them with eggs for a great morning meal!

This is a really easy breakfast to prepare, and it looks so cute! I love recipes that hit on both of those things.

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Zoodle nests with gooey baked eggs

Spiralized zucchini is used to create a nest for perfectly cooked gooey eggs.
Course Breakfast
Keyword Simple Meal, Vegetarian, Whole 30
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 1

Ingredients

  • Spiralized zucchini Buy at the store or make your own using a spiralizer
  • 2 Eggs
  • Avocado oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped chives to sprinkle on top

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • On a greased baking sheet, arrange the zoodles into two nest shapes, with a well in the middle to hold the egg.
  • Spray the zoodles with avocado oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake the zoodles alone for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and crack an egg into the middle of each nest.
  • Bake for another 10-12 minutes, until the egg is set but the yolk is still gooey.
  • Top with more salt and pepper, and sprinkle with fresh chives.
A fork cutting into a zoodle nest with a baked egg with a gooey yolk.