Breakfast Bell Peppers

with goat cheese and marinated onions!

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Breakfast Bell Peppers with Goat Cheese and Marinated Onions

Ingredients (serves 2-3)

  • 3 large bell peppers (any color works!)

  • Cooking spray/oil spray

  • 6 eggs

  • 3 tbsp goat cheese

  • 1/4 medium red onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

  • 2 tbsp cilantro

1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and spray with cooking spray (I used avocado oil spray). Slice peppers in half lengthwise through the stem, and place onto the baking sheet. Bake the peppers for 10 minutes.

2. While peppers are cooking, prepare the marinated onions. Add thinly sliced red onion to a medium bowl along with red wine vinegar, olive oil, and lemon. Massage the onions with your hands to soften them, and let marinate while everything else finishes cooking.

3. After the peppers have baked for 10 minutes, leave the oven on, but remove peppers from the oven. Crack an egg directly into each pepper, and sprinkle on the goat cheese, crumbling with your fingers. Bake for an additional 15-17 minutes or until the egg whites are completely cooked.

4. Remove from the oven and top with the marinated onions and cilantro. Serve warm!

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