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  • Makes 6
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Eggy ham and cheese tarts

This delicious eggy ham and cheese tart recipe creates the perfect low carb snack. Serve with chutney or pesto or pop in lunchboxes for a tasty bite for kids and adults on the go


  • 130 g bag baby spinach or baby spinach and kale
  • 18 slices shaved ham
  • 75 g grated tasty cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano


  1. Preheat the oven to 200⁰C.
  2. Place the baby spinach (or baby spinach and kale) into a pot of boiling water. Drain thoroughly once it has wilted, pressing out excess liquid.
  3. Lightly spray 6 muffin tins with oil spray. Line each muffin tin with 3 slices of ham, overlapping to form a hollow case. Place some of the spinach into each case then a layer of cheese. Break an egg into the centre.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, then top with parmesan and oregan
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the eggs are just set. Serve with chutney or pesto.

This recipe first appeared in Food magazine.

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