Fresh, bright, and colorful bell peppers lighten up the classic egg-in-a-hole. The slight char on the pepper amplifies the morning favorite's flavor, and they're superfast, ready in just minutes. This fun twist makes a quick and easy weekday breakfast or a healthy weekend brunch option.

Bell Pepper Egg-in-a-Hole Recipe

  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 bell peppers
  • cooking spray
  • salt and pepper to taste

Step 1: Prep Seed and slice bell peppers into 1/2 inch-thick rings (about 3 rings from each pepper). Then, in a large nonstick skillet, heat cooking spray (or olive oil) over medium-high heat.


Step 2: Cook Place 3 pepper rings in the skillet and cook for about 2 minutes, then flip over. Next, crack one egg in each ring, season with salt and pepper, and cook for about 3 minutes, then flip over and cook 1 minute for over easy.

Step 3: Serve Top with fresh herbs and cheese, and serve on a slice of whole grain toast, or alone with a side of fruit.

Makes: 6 servings (Serving size: 1 bell pepper egg-in-a-hole) CALORIES 84; FAT 5g (sat 1.6g, mono 1.8g, poly 1g); PROTEIN 6.7g; CARB 3g; FIBER 0.8g; CHOL 186mg; IRON 1.1mg; SODIUM 72.59mg; CALC 30.1mg