Recipe By SheLovesPaleo
Published Apr 4th
Whole30® Baked Eggs in Marinara Sauce
Prep 10m Cook 30m Additional - Ready In 40m
Servings 4 ramekins Calories 125.9

Easy and quick breakfast recipe. No fuss, no muss. Use your favorite marinara and make sure any jarred variety has no added sugar to keep it Whole30® compliant. Serve with a breakfast salad and some plantain home fries. Feedback is always welcome!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup water, plus more as needed
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 4 eggs

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 2 Heat water in a kettle or pot until it begins to steam; remove from heat. Pour 1 cup steaming water into the bottom of a casserole dish.
  3. 3 Spoon 1/4 cup marinara sauce into each ramekin. Crack 1 egg over marinara in each ramekin. Arrange ramekins in the water in the casserole dish. Fill casserole dish with enough water to reach the midpoint of each ramekin.
  4. 4 Bake in the preheated oven until yolks are firm, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 125.9
  • Carbohydrate 9 g
  • Cholesterol 187.3 mg
  • Fat 6.7 g
  • Fiber 1.6 g
  • Protein 7.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Sodium 328 mg
  • Sugar 5.9 g

Chef's Notes

The number of servings depends on the number of ramekins you have available and the amount of space in your baking dish. I think 4 is reasonable without overcrowding. I do not know if this would work with more than one baking dish full of ramekins at a time or how this might impact overall cook time; For less firm eggs, cook for only 15 minutes.


  1. This is so easy and delicious!! At 15 minutes of baking , added some prosciutto and grated mozzarella on top. Baked another 13 minutes and turned out delicious. Yolks soft but not runny. Might try 12 minutes next time. I did coat the ramekins with spray for easy clean up. Already have a request for - Read more ...
  2. You can use coconut milk in place of the cream!
  3. So simple why change anything? These were as good as they sounded and looked like the picture without the garnish. I only made two and used an 8 x 8 dish to hold the ramekins. I think I needed 3 1/2 cups of hot water. I sprayed the ramekins and 20 minutes baking produced my - Read more ...
  4. Can it get any easier than this?! So, so good, of course depending on the quality of sauce you use (I used Mezzetta Napa Valley Homestyle Marinara). I love that you can stick these in the oven, and not worry about them while you prepare other foods. The only suggestion I have is to spray - Read more ...