Eggs Benito

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A fast Spanish tomato sauce is a healthy alternative to hollandaise. Try garnishing your eggs with grated Cheddar. 

  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (about 1 tsp.)
  • 1 15-oz. can finely diced tomatoes
  • 8 to 10 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 2 Tbs. vinegar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 English muffins, split
  • 1 medium avocado, sliced

Preparation

Heat oil in pan over medium. Add bell pepper and onion; sauté 5 minutes. Add garlic, and cook 30 seconds. Stir in tomatoes; simmer 10 minutes. Season with hot sauce, salt and pepper.

Fill pot with 2 inches water. Add vinegar, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium low. Crack one egg into bowl, then pour into pot. Repeat with remaining eggs, and poach 3 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon.

Meanwhile, toast muffins, then put a few avocado slices on each half. Top each with an egg and 1/4 cup sauce, and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 271
  • Carbohydrate Content: 22 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 221 mg
  • Fat Content: 16 g
  • Fiber Content: 5 g
  • Protein Content: 11 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 489 mg
  • Sugar Content: 5 g