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Red Pepper and Baked Egg Galettes from Jerusalem (the book) ~ those eggs baked in puff pastry are the most desirable breakfast in bed recipe, and so they appear spectacular on a brunch buffet table.




Overhead photograph of a red pepper and baked egg galette on a baking tray.
I’m quite choosy about including to my cookbook collection.  Books are wonderful, but take it from human being who has moved a couple of instances within the previous couple of years, they will truly weigh you down.  A cookbook needs to be truly inspirational to earn a location on my shelf.  Jerusalem is the mixed attempt of Yottam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, a Jew and a Muslim introduced up on reverse facets of the historic metropolis who filter out its wealthy delicacies by way of the perspectives in their other backgrounds.  I already have Ottolenghi’s previous ebook Plenty, so I knew I was going to love this one.  The meals is plush, colorful, and elemental.  Just my style.  The pictures make me weak on the knees.  It’s already earned its keep.

Close up photograph of a red pepper and baked egg galette on a baking tray
When I get a brand new cookbook I on the second leap flipping by way of it, at all times beginning on the back.  (does anyone else do that? )  After only a couple of flips, those baked eggs in puff pastry stuck my eye and I went no further.

This recipe is easy but unique.  Red bell peppers and onion wedges get roasted with a couple of Middle Eastern spices after which get piled on ideal of a sq. of puff pastry that’s been unfold with barely sour cream.

Photo of a work of puff pastry being brushed with butter.
Photo of a work of puff pastry unfold with sour cream.
But it’s the freshly cracked egg, puddled within the heart of every galette and baked till simply barely set that truly makes those irresistible.

Photo of a uncooked egg being poured onto an unbaked red pepper and baked egg galette.
The minute I pulled those out of the oven the doorbell rang and three of my daughter’s school pals arrived to choose her up.  I assume you’ll be able to guess what occurred to my galettes.

While I didn’t in actual fact get to style them, they did get rave reviews, so I assume I can effectively suggest them 🙂

“Thank you for posting such an definitely surely reliable recipe! The second I saw how lovely it looked, I needed to make it! I made it for lunch that very day. The mixture of favors was exceptionally satisfying.
I did should bake the egg a couple of minutes longer. Next time I simply would possibly upload a poached egg. Instead of the mentioned cheese, I grated a wholesome section of elderly cheddar. On top, I sprinkled sautéed diced bacon. Yum! Very sensible for a unique occasion.”  ~ June

Red Pepper and Baked Egg Galettes
Red Pepper and Baked Egg Galettes from Jerusalem (the book) ~ those eggs baked in puff pastry are the most desirable breakfast in bed recipe, and so they appear spectacular on a brunch buffet table.

Ingredients

2 big or 4 small red bell peppers, cut into 1/2 inch strips
2 small onions, (red or white) halved and cut into 1/2 inch wedges
fresh sprigs of thyme, leaves removed
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp coriander
6 Tbsp olive oil
handful recent parsley, chopped
handful cilantro, chopped
1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
1 egg, beaten, for brushing the pastry
12 tsp sour cream
4 big recent eggs
salt and recent cracked pepper

Instructions
Set oven to 400F
Mix collectively the pepper, onions, thyme and spics in a bowl. Add the olive oil and toss nicely so that everything is coated with the oil and spices.
Spread on a baking sheet and roast for about 30 minutes, stirring and rearranging the veggies a couple of instances so they do not burn.
Sprinkle the veggies with half the recent herbs and set aside.
Turn the oven as much as 425. Roll out the pastry on a floured floor till it reaches a 12×12 inch square. Cut into 4 6 inch squares. Transfer to NULL parchment or silpat lined baking sheets.
Take a dul knife and rating barely 1/4 inch body round every sq. of pastry. Don’t cut all of the method through. Prick the interior of the squares throughout with the tines of a fork. Put again within the fridge for 30 minutes.
Remove the pastry from the fridge and brush throughout with a crushed egg. Spread the interior of every sq. with 3 tsp of sour cream.
Top every with a few of the veggie mixture, unfold it out evenly, leaving the borders free, and leaving a shallow depression within the heart for the egg, that may move in later.
Bake for about 10 minutes till growing and beginning to brown.
Remove and intently crack in egg into the heart of every galette.
Put again into the oven for about 10 minutes till the egg is set.
Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and remaining herbs. Drizzle with some sensible olive oil and consume proper away.


with eli