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Category Turkish recipes
Servings 2
Time 25-30 minutes

Middle Eastern Cuisines | Turkish Cuisine | Egg Dishes

  • Menemen is a Turkish dish of eggs with onion, green pepper and tomato. It can be served as a breakfast or luncheon dish.



  1. Dice the onions and peppers in medium dice and sauté in the olive oil until tender.
  2. Prepare a concassée of tomatoes by blanching, peeling, seeding and dicing the tomatoes. Add to the peppers and onion and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the parsley (chopped) and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Beat the eggs and pour over the mixture in the pan. Stir until cooked.
  5. Serve with Turkish bread.[2]


  1. Red peppers may also be used, alone or in combination with green, yellow or orange ones.
  2. A crisp baguette is a good substitute.