Turkish Menemen

March 23, 2014

Author Notes: Menemen has a special role in Turkish breakfast as being an egalitarian dish. It is eaten regardless of the socioeconomic status. beril

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 Small onion, chopped
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Chili flakes
  • Dried oregano
  • 1/2 Big green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 Big ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Large eggs, scrambled
  • Feta (optional)
  • Olives (optional)
  • Cucumber (optional)
  • Toast (optional)
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Sautee onion with olive oil until tender. Add salt, ground black pepper, chili flakes and dried oregano.
  2. Add chopped green pepper and cook for 2 mins, until softens a bit.
  3. Add chopped tomatoes and give it a simmer for 2 mins until the juices got absorbed a little but not totally.
  4. Add scrambled eggs. Cook until the eggs are cooked thoroughly.
  5. Serve with toast, sliced cucumber, olives and feta.

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