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Beef Hash With Poached Eggs

This morning eggs were on the breakfast menu. Whenever we have eggs (nearly everyday), I serve bacon, ham, sausage or some other less conventional breakfast meat. This morning I had none of the above. What I had was some left over roast beef (the fork tender pull-apart kind). So I made beef hash with eggs. I've never made anything like it before, so I was a little hesitant. Well, I shouldn't have been. It was so good and very easy to boot!!! This is something I will do from now on whenever I have leftover roast beef in the frig.

Here is what I did:

With a little olive oil in the fry pan, I sauteed some onion (1/3 cup), and yellow bell pepper (1/3 cup). When the onion and bell pepper were soft, I added about one cup of roast beef to the pan and let it heat just till it was well warmed. Then I pushed the roast beef mixture around in the pan to make four open spaces. I cracked the eggs and dropped them into those four spaces, then turned down the heat a little and put a lid on the pan to let the whole mixture simmer slowly until the eggs were cooked on top. I never turned the eggs over. They were poached instead.

Told you it was easy! Robert and I loved this dish. It was such a nice change from bacon, sausage and ham.

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