|Menemen - Scrambled Eggs with Onions, Tomatoes and Peppers|
It is quick and easy to make, uses ingredients that are ever present in a Turkish kitchen during summer months.
- 1 medium onion, cut in quarters and sliced
- 2 table spoons olive oil
- 4-5 sweet long peppers or 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
- 3 large tomatoes, skinned, finely chopped
- 4-5 eggs, beaten
- salt and pepper to taste
Peel and cut onion in 4 pieces, thinly slice each piece. In a skillet, sauté onions in olive oil on medium heat for about 4 minutes. Add peppers and continue to sauté for another 4 minutes. Add tomatoes, cover the skillet and let it simmer on low heat until all vegetables are tender, about 6-8 minutes.
Add beaten eggs to the pan. Gently stir with a spoon, making sure all ingredients are evenly mixed. Add salt and pepper to your taste and continue to stir gently until eggs are cooked. Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot.
|Sauté vegetables in olive oil|
|Eggs are added to the sautéd vegetables|
|Menemen ready to be served|