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Catalan Beans And Eggs

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  Dried white haricot beans 1 Pound
  Tomatoes 2
  Onion 1 Large
  Red pepper 1
  Green pepper 1
  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Diced cooked ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4

Soak the beans in water overnight, then drain.
Put in a saucepan and cover with fresh water.
Bring to the boil and simmer for 30-45 minutes or until the beans are tender.
Drain well.
Peel and chop the tomatoes and onion.
Remove the core, pith and seeds from the peppers and chop.
Heat the oil in a saucepan.
Add the onion and peppers and fry for 5 minutes.
Stir in the ham, tomatoes, cayenne and salt and cook for a further 5 minutes.
Mix in the beans and continue cooking for about 5 minutes, until all the ingredients are heated through.
Turn the bean mixture into an ovenproof serving dish.
Make four hollows and break an egg into each.
Bake in a hot oven (425° F) for 6-8 minutes or until the eggs are cooked.
Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 596 Calories from Fat 168

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.7%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g20.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 223.2 mg74.4%

Sodium 711.9 mg29.7%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.4%

Dietary Fiber 22.7 g90.9%

Sugars 10.7 g

Protein 36 g72.3%

Vitamin A 40.3% Vitamin C 140.5%

Calcium 26.2% Iron 52.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Catalan Beans And Eggs Recipe