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Peppered Shrimp and Eggs

 Peppered Shrimp and Eggs
Talk about your gourmet eggs...this breakfast dish is so easy to make but just shouts "company's here"! The savory recipe came from a friend, and we save it form holidays and special guests throughout the year.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 bacon strips, diced
  • 3/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 pound cooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined and halved

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove
  • with a slotted spoon to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons
  • drippings.
  • In the drippings, saute green pepper and onion until tender. In a
  • bowl, whisk the eggs, cream, salt and cayenne; add to the vegetable
  • mixture. Add shrimp and bacon. Cook and stir until the eggs are
  • completely set. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 199 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 299 mg cholesterol, 433 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 16 g protein.