Margherita Mug Eggs


  • 1 tablespoon butter, or as needed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 2 leaves fresh basil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch dried oregano (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste


Brush the inside of a microwave-safe mug with butter.

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Crack eggs into mug and top with ricotta cheese, tomatoes, and basil; season with salt, pepper, and oregano.

Cook in the microwave for 1 minute; stir and continue cooking in 15-second intervals, until set, about 1 minute more. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over eggs.