Bell Pepper Egg Cups

Difficulty: Simple
Time: Prep time: 5 minutes. Cook time: 30 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 4 Maestro® Bell Peppers (any colour)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided between the four peppers
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper, divided between the four peppers
  • 8 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup of shredded cheese (optional)

Peppers for breakfast?!? These delicious egg pepper cups are a must-try for breakfast!



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F
  2. Slice the bottom of each pepper to form shallow cups (reserve the tops for another dish), sprinkle 1/8 teaspoon of salt and pepper on each pepper, and place the peppers on a baking sheet
  3. Bake the peppers for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and crack an egg into each pepper cup, season with the remaining salt and pepper, and top with shredded cheese
  4. Place back in the oven and bake from 15-20 minutes until the egg whites are set
  5. Sprinkle a little cilantro on top and serve!