Eggs with Peppers and Pastirma, Dried Cured Beef with Spices
 
 
Delicious and easy Turkish style eggs with dried cured beef, pastirma, and peppers, for a lovely brunch, lunch or dinner.
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Recipe type: Turkish Breakfast
Serves: 1-2
Ingredients
  • 2 free range eggs
  • ½ red bell pepper, deseeded, quartered and cut in thin stripes
  • ½ green bell pepper, deseeded, quartered and cut in thin stripes
  • 2 free range eggs
  • 4 -6 stripes of thinly cut pastirma, roughly cut
  • 30 ml/2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 5 ml / 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 5 ml / 1 tsp. Turkish red pepper flakes / chili flakes
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat the olive oil in a wide, heavy pan and stir in the red and green bell peppers.
  2. Sauté for 4 - 5 minutes, until the peppers start to soften.
  3. Create two holes amongst the bell pepper mixture and crack the eggs.
  4. Place the pieces of pastirma around the eggs and cook for 4 – 5 minutes, depending on your taste.
  5. Sprinkle ground cumin and the red pepper flakes over the egg, serve hot with crusty bread aside.
Recipe by Ozlem's Turkish Table at https://ozlemsturkishtable.com/2014/03/eggs-with-peppers-and-pastirma-dried-beef-with-a-spicy-coating/