Classic one-pan Turkish egg dish with tomatoes and green peppers.
Prep Time:5 minutes
Cook Time:20 minutes
Total Time:25 minutes
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped (optional)
3 green peppers, chopped
4 cups chopped tomatoes or canned tomatoes
4 cloves garlic, sliced (optional)
3 green onions, 2 for cooking and 1 for the garnish
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 free-range eggs
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Mint leaves for garnish
Heat olive oil in a pan, preferably an iron cast. Add in chopped onion and green peppers, saute until tender.
Add in tomatoes, garlic and green onions, let it simmer for 10-15 minutes stirring frequently until it thickens. Sprinkle salt over it.
Using a spoon make rooms for each egg and break eggs into those hollows. Let it simmer uncovered until the eggs are slightly cooked for 8-10 minutes. Help egg whites cook well with a spoon. If you like the yolks hard, cook longer.
Sprinkle ground black pepper over it.
Garnish with chopped green onion and mint leaves. Serve in the pan.