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Mediterranean-style piperade

Recipe Information

Servings 4 (Serving Size: 1 Bread Slice, 3/4 Cup Vegetables, and 1 Egg)
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Total Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Egg; Tomato
Category Eggs; Fruit
Meal Breakfast; Brunch; Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cuisine American
Cook Method Saut�ing
Diet High Protein; High Fiber; Mediterranean; Vegetarian


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil 

  • 1 1/2 cups onion, chopped

  • 1 cup green bell pepper, cut into strips

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 

  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika 

  • 2 1/2 cups canned crushed tomatoes 

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 

  • One 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and cut in half

  • 4 large eggs 

  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives, chopped and pitted

  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) fresh Parmesan cheese, grated

  • Four 1 1/2-ounce slices French bread, toasted



  • In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Place the onion, bell pepper, and garlic into skillet and saut� until soft (about 5 minutes).

  • Add the cumin and paprika to the vegetable mixture, and saut� for 1 minute.

  • Reduce the heat to medium. Add the tomatoes, black pepper, and artichokes to the skillet, and stir. Cook for 5 minutes while occasionally stirring.

  • Using the back of a large spoon or custard cup, make four 3-inch indentations in the vegetable mixture. Break an egg into each indentation, cover the skillet, and cook until the eggs are done (about 8 minutes).

  • Sprinkle the eggs and vegetables with the parsley, olives, and Parmesan cheese. Divide the mixture into 4 sections.

  • Place one slice of bread onto small plates and top with 1/4 of vegetable-egg mixture.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 355 cal

  • Fat: 12g

  • Saturated fat: 4g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 5g

  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g

  • Cholesterol: 217mg

  • Sodium: 1,050mg

  • Carbohydrate: 46g

  • Fiber: 8g

  • Protein: 18g