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Persian Eggs Poached in Tomato Sauce

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings2-4 UnitsUS 1 1⁄2 tablespoons olive oil or 1 1⁄2 tablespoons butter1 small onion, finely chopped1 garlic clove, finely chopped4 -5 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded and choppedsalt (to taste)pepper (to taste)4 eggs1 tablespoon chives, finely chopped Directions Put the oil in a non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Add onions and garlic. Stir-fry for a minute, then reduce heat to medium. Continue cooking vegetables for 3 or 4 minutes so that the onion becomes translucent with a little color around the edges.Add the tomatoes and simmer. Cook uncovered for 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.Once the sauce has cooked, use the back of a spoon to create 4 rounded wells, one in each quarter of the pan. Carefully break each egg and place into each of the hollows.Cover pan with a lid leaving it partially open to allow some heat and moisture to escape. Cook until eggs reach your preferred level …

Green Chile and Zucchini Quiche

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings6 Yield6 slices UnitsUS 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted24 whole grain wheat crackers, ground in a food processor (Triscuits, about 1 cup) or 1 cup dried breadcrumbs1 medium zucchini (about 6 ounces)kosher salt1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 small onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)1⁄4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder3 large eggs1⁄2 lb freshly grated monterey jack cheese (about 2 cups)1 cup whole-milk cottage cheese1 (4 1/2 ounce) canchopped green chilies, drained bottled salsa (optional) Directions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Stir 2 tablespoons of the melted butter into the cracker crumbs. Press the crumb mixture into the bottom and 1-inch up the side of a 9-inch glass pie plate. Bake the crust in the center of the preheated oven until it begins to brown, about 7 minutes. Remove the crust from the oven and reduce the oven temperatur…

Creamy Baked Eggs for Two

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings2 UnitsUS 1 tablespoon butter4 eggs2 tablespoons parmesan cheesesalt, to tastepepper, to taste1⁄4 cup heavy cream Directions Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Butter two 8 oz ramekins, and then crack 2 eggs inside each. Be careful not to break the yolks. Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top, and then salt and pepper. Pour two tablespoons of cream over the egg mixture in each ramekin. Place the ramekins on a cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 20 minutes, or when they are done to your liking.

Nuevos Huevos Rancheritos

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings1 Yield1 serving UnitsUS 1 tablespoon butter2 eggs, lightly beaten1⁄2 cup grated oaxaca cheese2 grilled tortillas about 1/4 cup grilled tomatillo about 1/4 cup black beans, heated in a saucepan on the grill2 tablespoons guacamole2 tablespoons tomato sauce, with chipotle1 tablespoon cream cilantro Directions In a large medium skillet over medium-high heat, add the butter. Once melted, add the 2 eggs and scramble with Oaxaca cheese.Once the tortillas, tomatillos and beans are cooked, place them on plate next to the guacamole.Then place the scrambled eggs on the plate and pour the tomato sauce with chipolte on top of the eggs.Now pour the cream of cilantro on top of the sauce and you are ready for your Nuevo Huevos Rancheritos!

Quick California-Style Ham and Eggs Benedict

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings4 UnitsUS 4 frozen biscuits2 tablespoons butter, melted3 tablespoons fresh chives, chop and divide1 (1 ounce) package hollandaise sauce mix (or make your own)1 cup milk1 tablespoon lemon juice3⁄4 cup cooked ham, chopped1⁄4-1⁄2 teaspoon ground red pepper (optional)1⁄2 teaspoon white vinegar4 large eggs2 cups loosely pack arugula (optional)1 small avocado, sliced (optional)black pepper, to taste Directions Bake biscuits according to package.Combine melted butter, 1 tablespoons chives; split biscuits, and brush with mixture.Place biscuits, buttered side up on a baking sheet and bake at 375°F for 5 minutes or until toasted.Meanwhile, prepare Hollandaise according to package, using milk and lemon juice but omit the butter.Sauté ham in skillet over med- heat 3 minutes or until lightly browned.Stir ham and red pepper, if using, into Hollandaise sauce; keep warm.Add water to a depth of 2 inches in a lar…

No Brainer Cheese and Egg Souffle

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings3 UnitsUS 6 eggs1⁄3 cup milk garlic saltfresh ground black peppermozzarella cheese, shredded Directions In a medium bowl, mix eggs, milk, garlic salt, and pepper. Set aside. Spray 3 ramekins with non-stick cooking spray and fill 1/2 full with cheese. Pour egg mixture into ramekins and fill to top. Place ramekins on cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes until high and fluffy. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Scalloped Eggs and Bacon

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings6 UnitsUS 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine1⁄4 cup chopped onion2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1 1⁄2 cups milk1⁄2 cup shredded swiss cheese1⁄2 cup shredded American cheese6 hard-boiled eggs, sliced12 slices crisp bacon, cooked and crumbled1 1⁄2 cups packaged fried onions Directions Preheat oven to 350 deg. F.Melt butter in medium skillet over medium heat. Add chopped onion; saute until tender. Whisk in flour until thoroughly combined. Add milk; continue stirring until thick. Add cheeses; stir until melted.Place 1/2 of eggs in bottom of small baking dish; pour 1/2 of cheese mixture over eggs.Sprinkle with 1/2 of bacon and 1/2 of fried onions. Repeat layers.Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until heated through.

Sunny Side up Special

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings1 UnitsUS 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled2 eggs1 slice American cheese or 1 slice cheddar cheese1 slice bread, toasted salt and pepper Directions Spray a non-stick skillet with Pam.Pre-heat pan over medium heat until beads of water sizzles.Add eggs, being careful not to break the yolk (see note below), cover and cook over medium heat for 3-5 minutes or to your liking (we like the yolk runny).Toast bread and immediately add the slice of cheese, add the eggs, salt and pepper and the crumbled bacon.Enjoy.NOTE:At times I will break the eggs into a bowl and then pour them into the skillet. Haven't had a yolk break yet.

Bakinbaby's Egg & Mushroom Breakfast

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings2 UnitsUS 3 slices bacon3⁄4 cup mushroom (roughly diced)1⁄2 cup red pepper (diced)1⁄3 cup onion (diced)1⁄4 cup Mexican blend cheese4 eggs salt & pepper Directions Cook bacon till crisp in a 8-10" skillet; drain and cut bacon into 1/2" slices.Pour off grease and return 1-2 Tbsp (some folks suggest less) bacon grease back into pan and saute' onions & peppers about 5 minutes, stir in mushrooms; continue to cook over low heat until veggies are crisp tender ( not mushy);Place veggie mix in a small dish, set aside.Wipe skillet clean, add some olive oil to the skillet and scramble eggs.While the eggs are still soft, stir in cheese, continue cooking until eggs are just beginning to set not runny, but before they are setting up, add veggies, and immediately fold in bacon pieces right before serving.Serve on individual plates.

Breakfast Pita Pizza

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings2 UnitsUS 1 tablespoon olive oil1⁄4 cup finely chopped red onion1 small finely chopped red bell pepper2 large eggs, beaten1⁄2 teaspoon salt14 teaspoons ground black pepper, to taste1 (6 inch) whole wheat pita bread, cut in half and lightly toasted1⁄4 cup grated sharp low-fat cheddar cheese4 slices pancetta or 1 slice bacon, cooked and cut into small pieces Directions In a medium nonstick frying pan, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the red pepper and continue to cook for another 3 minutes or until the pepper begins to soften. Add eggs and gently scramble until just cooked. Season with salt and pepper and remove from heat. Preheat the broiler or toaster oven. Divide the egg mixture between the pita halves. Top each pita with half the cheese and half the pancetta or bacon. Toast in toaster oven or under a broiler until the cheese just begins to melt. Serve immediately.

Gourmet Huevos Rancheros

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings4 UnitsUS 4 (6 inch) corn tortillas1 cup canned refried beans2 tablespoons unsalted butter or 2 tablespoons vegetable oil8 large eggs salt and black pepper, freshly ground1⁄2 cup monterey jack cheese, grated1 avocado2 teaspoons lime juice, fresh1⁄2 cup prepared salsa1⁄2 cup sour cream1⁄4 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped1 green onion, white and green parts (thinly sliced on the bias) Directions Preheat the broiler.Heat the tortillas by toasting them one at a time in a dry cast-iron skillet or directly over a gas flame until lightly toasted; Place on a baking sheet, spread each tortilla with ¼ cup of refried beans, and cover to keep warm.Working in batches as needed, heat the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat until it is very hot but not smoking and the foaming has subsided; Crack the eggs directly into the hot butter and reduce the heat to medium-low or low; Fry the eggs, shaki…

Breakfast Club Sandwich

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings6 UnitsUS 18 slices bacon (about a 1 lb package)12 eggs, lightly beaten3⁄4 cup mayonnaise salt and pepper18 slices tomatoes12 leaves boston lettuce12 slices sandwich bread toothpick Directions Put the rack in the center of the oven. Preheat the oven to 425ºF (220ºC).Line a 15x10 inch (38x25 cm) dish with a sheet of parchment paper and let the sheet of paper go beyond each of the edges.Oil the sheet and the sides of the dish.Spread the slices of bacon on the cooking plate.Bake in the oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until they are a golden color and crisp.Drain excess fat on a paper towel. Set aside.In a bowl, mix the eggs and 1/4 cup (60 ml) of mayonnaise. Add salt and pepper.Pour the mixture into the cooking dish and bake from 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly moist.Cut the omelette in 6 portions. Set aside.Turn off the oven and return the bacon to the oven to reheat it.Assembly : Toast 3 slices of bread and…

Migas Lite for 2

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings2 UnitsUS 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided3 corn tortillas, cut in strips1⁄2 small onion, chopped1 raw jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced1 small plum tomato, diced1 cup egg substitute2 ounces left over shredded pork or 2 ounces beef roast salt and pepper1⁄4 cup reduced-fat monterey jack cheese or 1⁄4 cup cheddar cheese, gratedsalsaavocado, slices Directions Warm oil in skillet.Add tortilla strips and fry until lightly golden but not crisp.Add the onion and jalapeno and cook for 2 minutes, additional oil may be needed.Add tomato and cook and additional 2 minutes.Add egg substitute and shredded meat; cook until almost set, stirring occasionally, season with salt and pepper to taste.Sprinkle cheese on top of the egg mixture, cover, turn off heat and allow to sit until cheese melts.Serve topped with your favoriate salsa, avocado slices and additional corn tortillas if desired.

Perfect Soft Boiled Eggs

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Ingredients Nutrition Servings2 UnitsUS 4 large eggs1 teaspoon salt6 cups water Directions Bring the water to a rapid boil. add saltand keep it at a rapid boil. Prick the bottom (wider end) of the egg with an egg pricker Immerse in the boiling water and boil for exactly 5 minutes. Dash in cold water, crack & enjoy.

Chinese Egg Rolls

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Ingredients Nutrition Yield12 eggrolls UnitsUS 12 egg roll wraps1⁄2-1 lb ground pork (or chicken or beef)2 teaspoons chopped fresh ginger2 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon sugar1⁄4 cup soy sauce1 teaspoon sesame oil1 (16 ounce) bagshredded cabbage and carrot coleslaw mix (not quite the whole bag)4 green onions, sliced1 egg, beaten with1 teaspoon water oil (for frying) Directions Brown pork with ginger and garlic in pan; drain any grease.Mix salt, sugar, soy sauce and sesame oil. Add to pork and mix well.In large bowl combine cabbage mix and green onions.Pour hot meat over vegetables and stir well. Let cool slightly.Lay wrap in front of you so that it looks like a diamond.Place 3 tablespoons pork filling in center of egg roll wrapper.Fold bottom point up over filling and roll once.Fold in right and left points.Brush beaten egg on top point.Finish rolling.Set aside and repeat with rem…