Colorful Baked Eggs

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"With its swirl of red, green, yellow, and white, this dish has all the vibrant color of the whirling skirts of gypsy dancers. Shrimp can be substituted for the sausage, or everything included in a grand medley."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (767 g)
  • Calories 1023.6
  • Total Fat - 71.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 21.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 1832.9 mg
  • Sodium - 1120 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.1 g
  • Sugars - 10.1 g
  • Protein - 71.6 g
  • Calcium - 316.2 mg
  • Iron - 10.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 102.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Heat the oven to 350 degrees and warm a shallow casserole or baking dish.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a skillet and soften the onion slowly.

Step 3

Add the garlic and push to the sides of the pan, then fry the sausage or ham until colored and remove it.

Step 4

Add the sweet peppers and chopped tomato to the pan and let them cook and reduce, stirring occasionally.

Step 5

Add some sherry if the mixture seems dry.

Step 6

Meanwhile, cook the peas and beans and add them too.

Step 7

Transfer the vegetable mixture to the casserole and distribute the sausage or ham.

Step 8

Swirl the eggs together with a fork without over-mixing, season them well with cayenne and salt. Pour over the vegetables and meat and bake in the oven about 10 to 15 minutes until the eggs are just set.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.