*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Portuguese Eggs With Peas
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Egg & Cheese                     Low-Carbojydrate
                 Meats
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      tablespoons   butter
      1/2  cup           finely chopped onions
      3/4  cup           chicken stock
    2      cups          green peas
      1/2  cup           finely chopped fresh parsley
      1/4  cup           finely chopped fresh coriander (cilantro)
      1/2  teaspoon      sugar
                         Salt
                         freshly ground black pepper
      1/4  pound         garlic-seasoned pork sausage -- cut in thin 
 strips
    4                    egga
 
 In a heavy 10 in skillet, melt the butter over moderate heat.  When the
 foam has almost subsided, add the onions, and, stirring frequently, cook
 for eight to ten minutes, until golden.  tir in the stock, peas, parsley,
 coriander, sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and a few grindings of pepper, and
 overlap the sausage slices around the edge of the pan in a circle.  Bring
 to a boil over high heat, then reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer
 for five minutes. Break the eggs into the skillet, keeping them well
 apart.  Sprinkle the eggs lightly with salt and pepper.  Cover and cook
 for three or four minutes, until the egg whites are set.  Serve at once.
 
 
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 NOTES : This recipe should be part of the repertoire of every
        self-respecting bachelor. It'll impress your ladies. Easy to cook,
        it will ensure that a woman willl never hold you hostage.
 
 
 
 
 
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