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Mexican Eggs

Preparation: 5 mins

Cooking: 15 mins

Serves 4, costs under £2.00


  • 4 (200g) Free Range Eggs
  • 1 (160g) Red Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon (6g) Reduced Sugar And Salt Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 Can (400g) Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon (10g) Vegetable Oil
  • 4 Slices (144g) Wholemeal Bread
  • 1 to taste Pinch (1g) Ground Black Pepper

Allergy Disclaimer

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  1. Wash, de-seed and finely chop the pepper.
  2. Fry the pepper in a large frying pan in the oil until it is tender, then add the chopped tomatoes and tomato ketchup. Simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Make 4 'holes' in the tomato and pepper mix, and crack an egg into each one. Continue to cook gently until the eggs are done to your liking.  
  4. Meanwhile, toast the bread.
  5. Serve the eggs and tomatoes on toast, sprinkled with black pepper to taste. 

Nutritional Information

Per 100g
Per 213g serving (% ref. intake)

Energy Kcals
208.00 (10.00%)
Energy Kj
873.00 (10.00%)
Total Fat
8.20g (12.00%)
Saturated Fat
1.80g (9.00%)
Total Sugars
7.00g (8.00%)
NSP Fibre
0.70g (11.00%)

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