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Egg in a Pepper

Rated as 4.36 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is paleo and a super easy way to eat your eggs! Can also top with cheese or even a slice of bread."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 74 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 serving)

Directions

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  1. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Place bell pepper ring in the hot skillet. Crack egg into bell pepper ring; cook until bottom holds together and corners are browned, 2 to 3 minutes. Flip and cook until desired doneness is reached, 2 to 3 minutes more; season with salt and ground black pepper.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 74 calories; 5 g fat; 0.8 g carbohydrates; 6.4 g protein; 186 mg cholesterol; 225 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I first made these one morning when I wanted to make breakfast sandwiches but didn't have enough egg rings. I used a pepper to make rings, cooked the eggs in a ring topped them with tomato & ser...

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If your egg is too much for the pepper ring line the pepper ring with a slice of ham & bake in the oven at 350 for 15 - 20 minutes, top with 1/4 processed cheese slice during last 5 minutes of c...

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I first made these one morning when I wanted to make breakfast sandwiches but didn't have enough egg rings. I used a pepper to make rings, cooked the eggs in a ring topped them with tomato & ser...

Very good idea! I sauteed the pepper rings in a non-stick pan with a little bit of grapeseed oil on medium low heat to soften them before adding eggs. Sprinkled with salt n' pepper and topped ...

Read the flipping and leaking problem. I used a little canola spray and then fried the pepper a bit (about a minute) and then added the egg. This seemed to take care of the leak. For those who l...

A great idea, but with modifications. Get the largest peppers you can, cut them into 1/2 to 3/4 inch rings. Use small eggs, not jumbo's. I also add diced tomatoes, and diced ham inside the peppe...

Made this many times for company. I also buy extra large eggs, so I just cut the pepper thicker to contain it. Also use a large onion for onion rings. Using onion rings and different colors o...

Oh my!! GREAT IDEA, GREAT EASY Breakfast! I charred my pepper rings first! OH my! bit of cheese.. and healthy!!!

Loved the *idea* of this 'recipe'. I tried this a while back, before I saw this recipe. Your success will all depend on your personal preferences, re: how much you like to cook your peppers, and...

The bell pepper serves as a edible egg ring in this colorful breakfast. This breakfast is easily adaptable no matter how you like your eggs.

These are so much fun to make and to look at! I love it! I cooked the pepper a little on both sides before adding the egg, just to make sure it got soft enough. Served with a side of bacon, p...