Baked Brunch Eggs
|Onion||1 Small, sliced|
|Diced green pepper||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garlic||1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm), mashed|
|Lean ground beef||1⁄2 Pound|
|Lean bulk pork sausage||1⁄4 Pound|
|All purpose flour||2 Tablespoon|
|Chile powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Jack cheese||1⁄4 Pound|
Peel and halve tomatoes and scoop out centers, discarding seeds and reserving pulp; set aside.
In a frying pan, melt butter over medium heat; add onion, green pepper, and garlic and saute until vegetables are limp.
Add ground beef, pork sausage, and tomato pulp; cook, uncovered, over medium heat, stirring often for 10 minutes.Combine flour, salt, chile powder, and pepper and sprinkle over the meat mixture; mix in well.
Cook 3 or 4 minutes longer or until thickened.
Turn mixture into an 8 by 12-inch baking pan.
Arrange tomato shells, rounded side down, on the meat mixture.
Carefully crack each egg and place one in each tomato shell.
Cut cheese into 12 strips and cross two strips over each egg-filled tomato.
Bake, uncovered, in a 350Â° oven for 20 to 25 minutes (remove from oven when whites are set but yolks are still runny).