Menemen Turkish Eggs and Tomatoes Recipe

Menemen is a traditional Turkish breakfast recipe made with tomatoes and eggs. Learn how to make menemen at home with a few ingredients.  

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mediterranean, Turkish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 200 kcal
Author Shadi HasanzadeNemati


  • 2 tbsp olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 4 roma tomatoes finely chopped or grated
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 3 eggs


  1. Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

  2. Saute onion until translucent. Add in green pepper and cook until soft.

  3. Add in the tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally until they are soft and some of the water is evaporated.

  4. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Add the eggs to the tomatoes. Cook and stir occasionally until the eggs are just cooked and mixed with the tomatoes.

  6. Serve immediately with bread.

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