Bell Pepper Egg-in-a-hole

The bell pepper adds gorgeous color and a very healthy veggie to your morning. Impress your family and breakfast guests with this Bell Pepper egg-in-a-hole.

My sister handed me a stack of old Martha Stewart magazines and I discovered this little gem. The bell pepper adds gorgeous color and a very healthy veggie to your morning. Did I mention it’s really easy?

You’ll definitely impress your family and breakfast guests with this bell pepper egg-in-a-hole. Thank you Martha! Serve the eggs-in-a-hole with buttered toast. English muffins are nice too. You can cook the eggs to the doneness you prefer.

Ingredients for Bell Pepper Egg-in-a-hole:

1 red bell pepper (yellow would probably work just as well)
4-5 large eggs
Salt
Pepper
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese (other cheese would probably work too)
1 Tbsp Olive oil

 

How to Make Bell Pepper egg-in-a-hole for Breakfast:

1. In a large, non-stick skillet, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil over medium/high heat. Cut peppers into 1/2″ rings and remove the seeds and centers. Place sliced peppers into the pan and let them saute for a minute.

2. Crack one egg into the center of each bell pepper slice. Start pouring the egg in slowly; it prevents the egg from leaking and forms a nice seal, but some will leak no matter what; don’t fuss over it; it will still taste great!

The bell pepper adds gorgeous color and a very healthy veggie to your morning. Impress your family and breakfast guests with this Bell Pepper egg-in-a-hole.

3. Sprinkle salt and pepper over each egg. Saute for 3 minutes, then flip it over carefully.

The bell pepper adds gorgeous color and a very healthy veggie to your morning. Impress your family and breakfast guests with this Bell Pepper egg-in-a-hole.The bell pepper adds gorgeous color and a very healthy veggie to your morning. Impress your family and breakfast guests with this Bell Pepper egg-in-a-hole.

4. Top with a generous amount of parmesan. If you want your yolks to be juicy (over easy), cook another minute.

The bell pepper adds gorgeous color and a very healthy veggie to your morning. Impress your family and breakfast guests with this Bell Pepper egg-in-a-hole.The bell pepper adds gorgeous color and a very healthy veggie to your morning. Impress your family and breakfast guests with this Bell Pepper egg-in-a-hole.

P.S. As a (almost licensed) nurse, I feel compelled to say that eggs should be fully cooked for high risk populations including elderly, pregnant and young children.

Bell Pepper Egg-in-a-hole

5.0 from 11 reviews
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Skill Level: Easy
Cost To Make: $3 - $4
Serving: 4-5 eggs

Ingredients

  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 4-5 large eggs
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a large, non-stick skillet, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil over medium/high heat.
  2. Cut peppers into ½" rings and remove the seeds and centers. Place sliced peppers into the pan and let them saute for a minute.
  3. Crack one egg into the center of each bell pepper slice. Start pouring the egg in slowly; it prevents the egg from leaking and forms a nice seal.
  4. Sprinkle salt and pepper over each egg. Saute for 3 minutes, then flip it over carefully.
  5. Top with a generous amount of Parmesan cheese. If you want your yolks to be juicy (over easy), cook another minute.

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  • September 11, 2017

    Looks interesting , thank you Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 11, 2017

      My pleasure 🙂 Reply

  • Karen
    August 6, 2017

    Delicious. So easy. Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 7, 2017

      I’m glad you enjoy the recipe Karen! Thanks for sharing your great review! Reply

  • Regina
    July 22, 2017

    I am eating this right now. So yummy! I topped it with 2% cheddar cheese so delish! Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 22, 2017

      Awesome! I’m glad to hear you love the recipe Regina! Thanks for sharing 🙂 Reply

  • E M
    July 8, 2017

    Through a handful of fresh spinach inside the rings before you add the eggs! Left the cheese off mine, just not a fan of cheese with eggs!! Will definitely make again, Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 8, 2017

      I’m glad you enjoy the recipe! Thanks for sharing your review and tips with other readers! Reply

  • February 14, 2017

    Made this tonight Natasha and yo i must say it was really way good and yummmm didn’t have parmeSan cheese had shredded mozzarella cheese on hand and wow it came out really great used a red pepper and with the same one cut some into strips served with three slices of thick leftover challah toast buttered there’s nothing like breakfast for dinner am definitely making this again hun thanx for all your delish and yummmm recipes cheers Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 14, 2017

      Yum! That sounds great! Thanks for sharing 🙂 Reply

      • February 15, 2017

        Anytime my pleasure luv gnite be well cheers Reply

  • Ineska
    January 5, 2017

    Natasha you’re the best !!! I love your recipes and explanation it’s so clear and easy to understand. You’re doing a great job just keep doing whatever you’re doing it’s awesome !!!! Reply

    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 5, 2017

      Thank you so much! 🙂 Reply

  • March 7, 2016

    Making these right now! Thank you! Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      March 7, 2016

      You’re welcome! 🙂 Reply

  • Virginia
    January 28, 2016

    Made these the other day, with green and orange bell peppers. The orange were sweeter and I loved it! Also added some baby spinach to it and it tasted amazing! The entire family enjoyed it as well and were asking for lots more!!

    Loved it!! Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      January 28, 2016

      Thank you for the nice review Virginia and nice job improvising 😀. Reply

  • Lori
    January 3, 2016

    I am making this for guests at 11am today! What a great recipe. I will put it in the oven and pray it is just as good. Suggestions welcome! Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      January 4, 2016

      I havne’t tried putting this in the oven and baking it. I’ve only tried stove-top so I’m very curious. Let me know how it goes! 🙂 Reply

    • Candice J
      June 5, 2017

      This probably sounds weird, but could they be frozen and reheated? Trying to find some Make ahead breakfast ideas! Looks awesome though regardless and I’ll be trying! Reply

      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        June 5, 2017

        Hi Candice, I haven’t tried that so I’m not sure. I think they might work if you cook the egg all the way through but these are so quick to make that it would probably take just as long if not longer to thaw and reheat a frozen one. Reply

  • August 31, 2015

    Does anyone know the calorie count on these? Maybe I have just overlooked it but I can’t find it anywhere. Thank you Reply

    • Natasha
      natashaskitchen
      August 31, 2015

      I don’t typically include calorie counts, but if you go to caloriecount.com you can plug in the ingredients and servings and figured out pretty easily that way. I hope that helps! Reply

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