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Omelet Inside a Pepper Ring: I've Succumbed to the Pinterest Peer Pressure

You guys! I have succumbed to the Pinterest peer pressure.

I'm not even kidding. You know those zillions of pins with eggs cooked inside the pepper rings?

I've seen them everywhere. Even my twin sister made them.

Keep in mind, I've never even tried to smoke a cigarette. Not to mention I hardly drink and have never tried any illegal substances. I can say NO easily to many things that others crumble upon.

But when it came to eggs cooked in pepper rings, I was weak.

Please forgive me ;)

I made a few changes to my version of this dish: I cooked the peppers on one side first and I whisked the eggs before pouring them into the rings.

Although some of the egg mixture leaked a bit, I think this was a pretty successful breakfast. And, this gives me an opportunity to share with you this cute little ceramic egg holder I bought at Marshalls: $2.99!

Omelet Inside a Pepper Ring
{These are not exact measurements. You basically probably want two eggs per person and about 3 pepper rings per person.}

peppers, cut into 1/4" rings
olive oil
salt & pepper
Southwestern spice
tomatoes, chopped
cilantro, chopped

1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add pepper rings and cook them for a few minutes.
2. In the meantime, whisk together the eggs, milk, salt & pepper and Southwestern spice.
3. Turn the pepper rings over and carefully pour the egg mixture to fill them.
4. Cook slowly covered until the eggs are set.
5. Don't worry if some of the egg mixture "escapes."
6. Serve with tomatoes and cilantro.

Have you made these yet? Have you fallen for any other latest trendy recipes {I'm thinking about things in jars!}


discojing said...

you know what's weird? i was going to make these for dinner tonight! i'm making the for dinner instead with some quinoa tomorrow -- how many rings do you think you can get from one pepper? we have two peppers and a bunch of eggs to use up!

Lauren Keating said...

I love prop shopping at Marshall's! I always find a million awesome things there. I might succumb to these too.. They're so cute and I love peppers.

edithriegler said...

It's totes okay to give in to peer pressure if it's for something as cute as this!!!!! :D

Belinda @zomppa said...

Beautiful! Love it! Gotta say, pinterest is eye candy!

Meister @ The Nervous Cook said...

I can totally get behind this!

Jeannette said...

I would love to try this but my children don't like peppers. Which other vegetable could I use? Do you think it would work with hollowed out rings of a large tomato?

Olga @ MangoTomato said...

I think tomatoes might be too mushy for this, but you could give it a try. If not, you can always just use bread ;)

joannova said...

Oh, yeah, the peer pressure. I finally succumbed today and tried grilling avocado. It was good but I think I like it fresh better. This is next on my list. Gotta love pinterest!

Olga @ MangoTomato said...

I agree re grilling avocado. I tried grilling watermelon and really hated it.

DeliciousDish said...

Somehow I haven't even seen those... but they look awesome, and now I need to try them.

mary said...

Do these even taste good? They look pretty, for sure. I'm not sold, though on if they are worth it. You tell me, Olga.

Hungry_Healthy_Happy said...

I love using peppers this way too! said...

I don't like bell peppers in my omelets so this recipe is so not for me. On occasion I cut out a round from a slice of bread and fry eggs in the hole. What's that called again...?