Protein-rich egg recipes: This ‘eggs in peppers' dish is perfect for a fun Sunday breakfast. Eggs are the most popular food for morning meals as they are rich in proteins and brim with energy. Although, almost everybody loves eggs but you can never be sure about kids. They are fussy and picky eaters and won't settle for just anything. It can be quite a task to get them to like your kind of ‘healthy food'. It either has to taste great or should look interesting that can rivet their attention. This eggs in peppers recipe does both. Even if your kids don't like eggs in their usual forms – omelette, scrambled, boiled – they are sure to like this one as it looks superbly colourful and interesting.
If you make those smiley faces with jam on bread toast or arrange fruits to make unique patterns – all to make your kids eat them, you are already on the right track. This dish will do this job just fine and with minimal effort. And the best part about the dish is that it is super healthy. Eggs bring in loads of proteins that will keep the kids satiated for a long time and bell peppers or capsicum will add in bundles of vitamins A and C, and antioxidant properties that may protect the kids from infections and diseases. It is a low-carb dish, so it is perfect for you if you are trying to lose some weight. In a nutshell, this dish is ideal for a complete family breakfast on weekends and can be made in just minutes so that you can spend more time with your family than slogging in the kitchen.
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Protein-Rich Egg Recipe: Eggs In Peppers Recipe
3 bell peppers – 1 yellow, 1 red, 1 green (capsicum)
Pepper and salt to taste
1-2 tablespoons coriander leaves
Grated cheese (optional)
Mixed herbs (optional)
Lob off the ends of bell peppers and slice the middle part into 3-4 hollow rings.
Heat some oil or butter in a non-stick pan.
Place 3-4 pepper rings on the pan. Flip when one side is fairly cooked. Crack 1 egg inside each ring.
Sprinkle salt and pepper and let it cook till the egg white is set.
Repeat with other rings and eggs the same way.
Top the pepper eggs with some coriander leaves, herbs and grated cheese (optional).
Serve hot or cold.
You can use single bell pepper if you don't have all three varieties in your kitchen. But, remember, more the colours, more happy your kids would be to eat this delicious, protein rich egg dish.
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