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As I was thumbing through Everyday Food Magazine, I came across this recipe that I think is brilliant! It’s like an egg-in-a-hole, but lighter and for those of you not eating carbs or gluten-free, a great alternative!
I served mine on a half point piece of whole wheat toast, but the bread is completely optional. Next time I think I’ll try these in large onion rings? Maybe even topping with a little grated cheddar? So many possibilities.
Red Pepper Egg-In-A-Hole
As I was thumbing through Everyday Food Magazine, I came across this recipe that I think is brilliant! It's like an egg-in-a-hole, but lighter and for those of you not eating carbs or gluten-free, a great alternative!
Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 egg
- olive oil spray
- 1 bell pepper cut into 4 1/2" thick rings
- 4 large eggs
- salt and fresh pepper
- In a large nonstick skillet, heat on medium heat.
- When hot, spray olive oil spray, add pepper and let it cook a minute, then add egg into the center of the pepper.
- Season with salt and pepper and cook until the egg whites are mostly set but the yolks are still runny, 2-3 minutes.
- Gently flip and cook 1 more minute for over easy, longer if you like them over well.
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Adapted from Everyday Food Magazine
Serving: 1 egg, Calories: 80 kcal, Carbohydrates: 1.5 g, Protein: 6.5 g, Fat: 5 g, Fiber: 0.5 g
54 comments on “Red Pepper Egg-In-A-Hole”
I am loving these recipes. I just had a gastric bypass, and these recipes have low carbs and low calories. I can only hold 6 ounces, and I can put these great food in a 6-Ounce and it is so good! THANK YOU,
These are delicious! I used pepper & onion and split the eggs so had 4 pieces with the 2 eggs. I flipped mine to cook them more. Definitely trying these again!
I think I would try to flip the bell pepper ring before adding the egg, to get it a little more cooked, and then once the egg is in, partially covering the pan to cook the top, instead of trying to flip it and get it all leaked out. The trick will be keeping the yolk soft enough…. The ultimate will be to use this for Eggs Benedict!
Definitely making this in a pie iron when my hubby and I go camping this weekend! 🙂
Tried to make it yesterday. Well, it doesn't turned out exactly like what it supposed to be looked like. But still, it was so delicious. I'll definitely add it into my breakfast list. I always skipping breakfast because bread can make me gain weight easily. Thank you so much! Keep it up!
Made this for breakfast today and OMG a total keeper!
I am a new fan to your blog and I absolutely LOVE it! Thank you! You are so awesome! Cooked this for breakfast for my mother and I and it was so easy and filling. Yum!
I've also cooked your Grilled Flank Steak With Tomatoes, Red Onion and Balsamic for last nights dinner and the Broiled Tilapia with Garlic and Skinny Garlic Mashed Potatoes for dinner tonight. I feel like my family is eating better than ever and you are making me look like a genius!
From my family and I to you, a million thanks!
Thank you for your healthy site with so many great ideas. This one looks so good, will try it soon! My husband and I are working to increase our health through better nutrition so I will be try many of your delicious-looking ideas; already pinned many of them to my Pintrest site:) I really appreciate your efforts to give us yummy ideas. I am going to treat my husband to the onion version; I think he will kiss the cook:D Yay!
this is delicious! I was just looking for a quick and healthy breakfast since i don't have much time in the morning, and this is perfect!
I like the idea of the onion ring and maybe just a little diced bell pepper on top. I would also add a little cheese with mine and maybe some Real Bacon Bits from the jar. Yum! Great recipe idea.
My dad will love you for sharing this idea. What a clever idea. I'm going to make this with onions for breakfast this weekend. I'm so excited! PS I adore this website, I'm not on weight watchers or purposely trying to lose weight, I'm just trying to eat healthy, and I LOVE your recipes! Keep up the good work! xox Also, thank you for not using too many specific ingredients, I live in New Zealand, so generic stuff is easier for me to find and replicate! 😀
This sounds so wonderful!!! If you were looking for a little extra something with it, you could always add a bit of turkey bacon for some more flavor inside the pepper. I always cook a package over the weekend to use through out the week so I have it readily available.
I made this for breakfast this morning! So good! Hubby loved it too…thank for sharing 🙂
Thanks, Gina! I loved this.
Thanks Angela, I'll try to do that more with my older recipes that are all hidden 🙂
I've never even heard of this! How fun. I love that your recipes have suggestions that "You might also like." It helps me find things on your site that I've never seen before! 🙂
This is my go-to breakfast on the weekends. Usually I make two and eat them on their own with a little hot sauce. But lately I make one and put it on a bagel thin for a delicious little 5 pt. breakfast sandwich!
Glad you liked it!
8 thumbs up!! 2 from each of us who ate it and loved it. Thanks Gina
What a fantastic idea! I don't care for this type of egg, but my husband loves them. I think I'll be making this for him this weekend. He'll be thrilled with it!
I love the idea of using an onion! I love a slightly sweet caramelized onion with egg. Would make a fun presentation too! 🙂 Thanks!