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Colorful bell pepper rings stand in for bread in this healthy version of egg in a hole. Cook an egg inside the peppers and top with a vibrant avocado salsa for a cheerful breakfast.

Diabetic Living Magazine, Winter 2019




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  • Slice tops and bottoms off bell peppers and finely dice. Remove and discard seeds and membranes. Slice each pepper into four 1/2-inch-thick rings.

  • Combine the diced pepper with avocado, onion, jalapeño, cilantro, tomatoes, lime juice, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl.

  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 4 bell pepper rings, then crack 1 egg into the middle of each ring. Season with 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook until the whites are mostly set but the yolks are still runny, 2 to 3 minutes. Gently flip and cook 1 minute more for runny yolks, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes more for firmer yolks. Transfer to serving plates and repeat with the remaining pepper rings and eggs.

  • Serve with the avocado salsa and garnish with additional cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

2 eggs and 3/4 cup salsa
285 calories; protein 15.1g; carbohydrates 14.2g; dietary fiber 5.9g; sugars 5.9g; fat 19.5g; saturated fat 4.6g; cholesterol 372mg; vitamin a iu 3168IU; vitamin c 98.9mg; folate 131.4mcg; calcium 81.2mg; iron 2.6mg; magnesium 44.7mg; potassium 716.2mg; sodium 589.1mg.