Cancer Nutrition Consortium

Baked Eggs and Spinach

Try this light recipe as a side dish or a tasty breakfast.

Spinach is nature’s #1 source of Alpha Lipoic Acid, a potent antioxidant. It also boosts glutathione levels, and helps to stabilize blood sugar levels.

Takes . Serves 4.


  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Red Onion Finely Diced
  • 1 tsp Garlic Minced
  • 4 cups Raw Spinach Chopped
  • Pinch of Nutmeg Grated
  • Pinch of Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 2 cups Liquid Eggs OR 4 whole eggs


  1. Add olive oil, garlic, spinach, nutmeg, pepper and onion to a sauté pan.
  2. Sauté until onions are translucent.
  3. Place 1⁄4 spinach mixture in a ramekin.
  4. Top with 1⁄2 cup liquid eggs or 1 whole egg. Repeat using 3 other ramekins.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 – 15 minutes.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 120

Total Fat: 8g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Sodium: 90mg

Potassium: 200mg

Total Carbohydrate: 4g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 7g

Posted on: February 10, 2015

By: Chef Tracey Taylor

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Tracey is a sous chef at Johns Hopkins Hospital.