Turkish Scrambled Eggs (Menemen)

Scrambled Eggs & bread on plate
This is an economical, delicious recipe to utilize all the tomatoes and peppers from your garden. This is definitely a restaurant-quality meal.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 2 servings




  1. Heat the oil in a nonstick medium skillet over medium-high.
  2. Add the onion, oregano, and season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is translucent, about 7 to 9 minutes.
  3. sauteing onions in pan
  4. Stir in the green pepper and cook until soft, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  5. added chopped peppers to pan
  6. While the onions and peppers are cooking, purée half the tomatoes in a food processor or blender.
  7. food processed tomatoes
  8. Once the onions and peppers are soft, add the remaining chopped tomatoes to the pan.
  9. parsley

7 tomatoes to pan
  10. Put the eggs into a medium bowl, add the puréed tomatoes and whisk until foamy.
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  12. Once the mixture in the skillet comes to a simmer, stir in the 1/4 cup parsley and the butter, if using.
  13. Reduce heat to low, add the egg mixture on top and cook, stirring occasionally, until the eggs are set but still soft, 3 to 4 minutes. Taste, adding a little more salt, oregano and pepper, if needed.
  14. eggs added to pan
  15. Sprinkle with remaining parsley and serve directly from the skillet, with flatbread.
  16. cooked eggs in pan

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August 22, 20190 found this helpful

I'd sure like a plate of that right now :) Love all those veggies you've put in the eggs. Yummm!!!
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