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Microwave caprese cups

Serves 1
Prep time: 0
Cooking time: 1 min 30 secs

This quick and easy breakfast option is a delicious start to the day. With pops of Italian flavour, these Microwave Caprese Cups are a beautiful addition to any morning routine. 



  • Olive oil 
  • 2 slices thin shaved ham
  • 2 Tbsp grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp pesto 
  • Fresh basil, if desired
View the method
  1. Grease a ramekin with a drizzle of olive oil, then lay the ham around the sides. Sprinkle half the cheese into the dish, then place the cherry tomato halves to one side.
  2. Crack the egg next to the tomatoes, the dollop the pesto into the dish. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and season with salt and pepper
  3. Place in the microwave and cook on high for 1 minute and 30 seconds, or until the whites are set, cooking for additional 20 second bursts if required.
  4. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and serve immediately.
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