Celebrate Eggs & Tomatoes!
Peanut butter and jelly, bread and butter, peas and carrots. Some foods are just meant to go together. And one delicious, yet somewhat under-appreciated pairing is the mouth-watering combo of eggs and tomatoes. While the idea of green eggs and ham is fun (especially for St. Patrick’s Day!), this other colorful dynamic duo deserves the spotlight for a bit.
So, here are 8 ways to enjoy eggs and tomatoes – whether it’s for breakfast, lunch, or dinner – that incorporate flavors from all around the globe.
Between balancing our work, home, and social lives…sometimes, there just aren’t enough hours in the day. This protein-packed, flavorful frittata is the perfect dinner solution for days when the clock reads 5:00pm and you’re staring in your fridge dumbfounded about what to put on the dinner table. Put this simple egg and tomato pairing on the dinner table in under an hour. You’ll come out looking like a hero(ine) in your household.
Shakshuka is a traditional Middle Eastern dish in which eggs are poached right in the tomato sauce. In Isreal, it’s synonomus with breakfast, but it also makes for an effortless, yet impressive dinner or weekend brunch! This twist on the classic version – with harissa, a hot sauce or paste used in North African cuisine, made from chili peppers, paprika, and olive oil – gives this recipe a flavorful spin.
Step up your protein game at breakfast by making this steak version of huevos rancheros. Traditional “huevos” consists of fried or poached eggs served on top of tortillas with a spicy tomato sauce often with beans, avocado, shredded cheese, and sour cream. You’ll want to make this recipe again and again.
Pump up your scrambled eggs with tortilla chips, veggies, cheese, eggs, and salsa! This is a fun spin on breakfast nachos and gives you an excuse to use the crumbs at the bottom of the chip bag!
Aside from casseroles being a great option when feeding a crowd, this one can be made the night before and baked in the morning. This egg casserole, in particular, combines all of your favorite Mediterranean flavors including feta cheese, kalamata olives, onions, peppers, and tomatoes. We’ll eat to that!
This thick and savory tomato stew showcases beautiful farm-fresh eggs poached right in the sauce. It’s the ultimate comfort food and can be easily scaled to feed a crowd—the simple ingredients make for an easy impromptu dinner party.
Gluten-free, vegetarian, low FODMAP, and ready in minutes…this single-serving dish means that you no longer have an excuse not to start the day with a balanced breakfast.
Who doesn’t love a dietitian-approved recipe that comes together in an easy 15 minutes? This simple homemade recipe for huevos rancheros is a good one to keep in your back pocket for nights when you’re racing against a grumbling tummy. The best part? Most of these ingredients are probably in your pantry already!