Eggs essen

Eggs essen


  • Olive oil 4 Tbsp
  • Onion 1, medium-sized, peeled and finely chopped
  • Potatoes 2, medium-sized, peeled and diced
  • Ham 55 g (2 oz), sliced Green capsicum
  • (bell pepper) 1, small, white pith
  • removed, seeded and finely chopped
  • Canned peeled
  • tomatoes 230 g (71/2 oz), drained
  • and chopped
  • Frankfurters 8, cut into 1-cm (1/2-in)
  • slices
  • Dried basil 1/4 tsp
  • Eggs 6
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Ground black
  • pepper 1/2 tsp

 A delicious combination of capsicum, onion, tomatoes, frankfurters and eggs, Eggs Essen is a colourful and substantial meal in itself.

Serves 4–6


  1. Preheat oven to 230°C (450°F).
  2. In a pan, heat oil over moderate heat. Add onion and potatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
  3. Add ham, capsicum, tomatoes, frankfurters and basil. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove pan from heat and transfer mixture into a medium- sized ovenproof dish. Smooth surface with a knife.
  5. Break eggs on top of mixture and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  6. Place dish in oven and bake for 8–10 minutes or until egg whites are set.
  7. Remove from oven and serve immediately.

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