Loading…
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Sunday, 5/11/2014 - Updated: 4 months ago

Dinner Tonight: Eggs with Tomatoes and Green Peppers (Menemen)

Menemen is "A delicious combination of flavours," write Gulseren Sancakli and Margaret Oliphant in Turkish Cooking. They say, "this is a good and quickly made lunch or light supper dish."

Eggs with Tomatoes and Green Peppers (Menemen)

Slightly adapted from Turkish Cooking by Gulseren Sancakli and Margaret Oliphant, published by Mumhane Caddesi Mangir Sokak.

8 eggs

2 medium tomatoes, chopped

1 large green pepper, seeded and chopped

2 green onions, finely sliced

4 ounces Feta cheese, crumbled

1/2 bunch parsley, chopped

2 tablespoons butter

salt

black pepper

Beat the eggs in a bowl with a little salt and pepper. Melt the butter in a pan, add the onions, tomatoes and pepper and cook until soft. Then pour on the beaten egg and stir lightly for a little, before adding the cheese. Cook, whilst stirring, until just beginning to firm, but still slightly runny and then add the parsley and stir. It should have finished cooking at this point, but if not briefly return to heat until firm but not dry. Season and serve.

Serves 4.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories