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About This Recipe:
This is probably the most popular egg dish in Turkey and certainly the most popular one that can be made without uniquely Turkish ingredients that could be hard to find. Try it, and I think you'll like it, but it's guaranteed to taste better with the Mediterranean or the Bosphorus over your shoulder, so come to Turkey for the original.
A Turkish scramble of eggs, tomatoes, peppers, onion and olives. If desired, you can also add crumbled Feta cheese. Just add a Tablespoon or two when the eggs are almost fully set.
Mr Breakfast would like to thank Bounaparte for this recipe.
Recipe number 1387. Submitted 11/9/2004.
Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Turkish Menemen?
Overall Average Rating =(out of 5)
Based on 10 votes.
Sultana ARZU - it's butter NOT olive oil.
Comment submitted: 8/8/2010 (#11026)
I thought menemen had sucuk in it.
Comment submitted: 4/14/2010 (#10303)
I suggest to put one part of garlic instead of onions...
Comment submitted: 4/11/2010 (#10277)
From Sultana ARZU
Actually this is not a total correct recipe. It should have more olive oil added and actually a little water to the veggie mix BEFORE you break the eggs in. Not an authentic version.
Comment submitted: 12/30/2009 (#9335)
I threw some tidbits of meat in the veggie mixture before the eggs, and it turned out delicious.
Comment submitted: 10/20/2009 (#8872)
Comment submitted: 5/16/2009 (#8116)
I love menemen. In Turkey I enjoy adding a few slices of Sucuk to the recipe :)
Comment submitted: 7/29/2008 (#5990)
This tastes ridiculously good when properly made.
Comment submitted: 5/17/2008 (#5286)
Have a slice of crusty French/Italian/Turkish bread with it. Yummy!!!
Comment submitted: 1/8/2008 (#4340)
From Fav T. Meal
This is my favourite Turkish meal! Quick and easy. I love it!!!
Comment submitted: 8/27/2007 (#3454)
From lifeisgood (Team Breakfast Member)
It is easy and fast. You must try his and also as delicious as other Türkish meals... I love TURKEYYYYY... :)
Comment submitted: 5/22/2007 (#2482)
From Trust Me
Add 3 tomatoes instead of 2. I replaced the olive with Turkish cheese, put the cheese in before the eggs - trust me its yummy!
Comment submitted: 3/16/2007 (#1843)
Fantastic really. All turkish foods excellent.
Comment submitted: 2/21/2007 (#1601)
Little bit of salt and definitely some garlic in there. Lovely.
Comment submitted: 1/31/2007 (#1383)
Try adding salt/blackpeper during cooking AND a bit of fresh diced parsley is good on top of the dish.
Comment submitted: 11/30/2006 (#846)
Comment submitted: 11/14/2006 (#724)
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