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Egg Cup Lentil Bowls

Simple yet delicious - try this recipe at home
Egg Cup Lentil Bowls
Eggland's Best

Healthy yet delicious and made in under 30 minutes. 

Recipe courtesy of Eggland's Best. 

Ready in
25 m
4
Servings
343
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

For the Lentils

  • 1 1/2 Cup dry lentils
  • 1 Teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup dried parsley
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt & pepper to taste

For the Egg Cups

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

Directions

For the Lentils

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

For the Egg Cups

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!

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving343
Total Fat6g10%
Sugar3gN/A
Saturated2g8%
Cholesterol160mg53%
Protein24g48%
Carbs49g16%
Vitamin A141µg16%
Vitamin B120.4µg6.4%
Vitamin B60.6mg30.1%
Vitamin C58mg96%
Vitamin D0.9µg0.2%
Vitamin E2mg9%
Vitamin K28µg35%
Calcium71mg7%
Fiber9g36%
Folate (food)387µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)387µg97%
Iron6mg33%
Magnesium51mg13%
Monounsaturated3gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg12%
Phosphorus306mg44%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium681mg19%
Riboflavin (B2)0.4mg24.9%
Sodium370mg15%
Thiamin (B1)0.7mg44.8%
Zinc3mg21%