Fried Eggs in a Bell Pepper Ring

Paleo Fried Eggs in Bell Pepper Rings



Eggs from pastured hens

1/3 inch wide rings cut from a fresh bell pepper

Bacon grease

Coconut oil or the fat of your choice


Grated raw cheese

Crumbled bacon (optional)


  1. Warm a cast iron or other heavy skillet to medium low to melt your bacon grease and/or coconut oil. After the fat melts, put your bell pepper rings flat in the pan. Allow to cook for a few minutes, then flip.
  2. • Crack eggs into your cooking bell pepper rings. Some whites may leak from under the bottom of your rings. Not to worry. Just press down on your rings with a spatula to minimize spread and help the edges “set”. Allow eggs to cook to desired wellness. I usually wait until the whites have set, then cover the skillet with a lid or a plate to trap the heat and allow the egg yolk to firm up just a bit, or not!
  3. • Remove eggs from skillet. Top with salsa, cheese, and crumbled bacon, if desired.


  1. You’ll find more variations on this at the post on Food Renegade’s site at