Southwestern Eggs With a Kick

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by LynnL

Great fast breakfast. Can make it as Hot or mild that you like. It takes 25min. from start to finish

Top Review by Starrynews

Yum, this is a flavorful and delicious dish! A great way to jazz up breakfast. I had some leftover homemade guacamole that needed using up, so I added a scoop of that instead of the avocado. Thanks for sharing! PAC Fall '12

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread almonds in a large skillet. Cook over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Remove almonds from skillet; set aside.
  2. Cook sweet pepper and jalapeno pepper in hot oil in same skillet about 2 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, and salt; bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
  3. Break one of the eggs into a measuring cup. Carefully slide the egg into simmering tomato mixture. Repeat with remaining eggs. Sprinkle eggs lightly with salt and pepper.
  4. Cover and simmer eggs over medium-low heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not firm.
  5. To serve, transfer eggs to serving plates with a slotted spoon. Stir mixture in skillet; spoon around eggs on plates. Sprinkle with toasted almonds. If desired, serve with avocado slices and garnish with fresh chili peppers.

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