Egg Cup Lentil Bowls

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Egg Cup Lentil Bowls
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
20 min
Yield
4 servings
Recipe by: Megan from skinnyfitalicious.com

Healthy yet delicious and made in under 30 minutes!

Ingredients

Lentils:

  • 1 1/2 cups dry lentils
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt & pepper to taste

Egg Cups:

  • 4 Eggland’s Best Eggs (large)
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • salt & pepper to taste

Nutrition

Serving Size
1 serving
Calories
329
Fat
6 g
  Saturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
175 mg
Sodium
74 mg
Carbohydrates
45 g
Dietary Fiber
23 g
Protein
27 g
Preparation

In a medium skillet, warm to medium heat & add olive oil

Once the oil is hot, add lentils stirring them to coat in oil

After 5 minutes, the lentils will start to plump up

Continuing stirring the lentils & moving them around the pan

Add salt, pepper & cayenne to the skillet & stir another 5-7 minutes

When the lentils appear brown around the edges, add parsley and remove from pan

While lentils are cooking, slice bell pepper into 4 rings then remove ribs & seeds as necessary

Heat a small skillet over medium heat and spray with nonstick cooking spray

Cook bell peppers 3-4 minutes on each side until slightly softened

Crack an egg into the middle of each bell pepper, it is fine if some egg seeps through the pepper

Add salt & pepper to each egg

Cook 4 minutes then place skillet under a low broiler for 5 minutes or until the top is baked through

Remove eggs from oven & remove any egg on the outside of the bell pepper with your hand

Divide lentils into 4 bowls, top with egg cups & enjoy!

Filed Under: Breakfast and Brunch, Main Course, Vegetarian, Low Fat

Remember to always use Eggland's Best eggs in all of your recipes. Learn why it’s always the healthy choice.

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