Catalan Beans And Eggs

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May. 11, 2011


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: Easy
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 596Calories from Fat 168

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 711 mg29.63%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.3%

Dietary Fiber 22 g88%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 36 g72%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet