Huevos Flamencos

I was wandering through the pages of a tapas book of mine when my Mr pointed out a picture I would probably never pay much attention to. A nicely colored photo of a quite simple dish, that I thought would taste as “simple” as it was described. After all, what good could come out of some corn, bell peppers and eggs? I’m not a big fan of corn, he is not a huge friend of bell peppers, but we both like eggs and well, why not give it a try? After having checked a couple of basic recipes around the web and adding my own little touches and changes, I can proudly say that we have created a new family favorite! If you have the chance, give it a try – real simple to make but the taste, is amazing.

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Huevos Flamencos (Flamenco Eggs)

Ingredients:

1 onion, minced
1 red bell pepper, cut into small chunks
2 tomatoes, chopped
1-2 garlic cloves, minced
about 150g corn
3 eggs
a handful of spicy chorizo chunks
olive oil
fresh chopped parsley, salt, pepper and paprika powder to taste

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Preparation:

1. On a little olive oil, saute the onions. Add the chorizo, garlic and the chopped pepper, cook for about 10 minutes. Add the tomatoes, spices and parsley, cook for about 5 minutes more. Add the corn and remove from the heat.

2. Spoon the mixture into an oven proof dish (you can also use 2 individual dishes) and break 3 eggs on top. Sprinkle with oregano and push into the oven pre-heated to 180°C/360°F. Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until the egg whites are done.

Serve steaming hot with fresh bread for the best experience!

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Comments
10 Responses to “Huevos Flamencos”
  1. I’d like to start my day with that. I love everything in there but I’d have to go with the orange bell pepper & tell my husband it’s carrot. Love the chorizo in there.

  2. anything flamenco!🙂 eggs+tomatoes:awesomeness!

  3. This looks really good..We are vegetarians so I guess I can skip the meat and give this a try..🙂

  4. That looks delicious.

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