Jilbour (Egg stew)

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Eggs poached in tomatoes is a better description of this recipe from Armenia.

Jilbour (Egg stew)
Calories per serving:376
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:20 minutes
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:20th December 2013

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Eggs, poached in tomatoes 😎



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  1. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the onions and fry until lightly browned.
  2. Add the mint, tomatoes and a little water.
  3. Bring to a simmer and then crack in as many eggs as you want in the stew.
  4. Poach until the yolks are cooked and serve immediately.

Serving suggestions

It can be eaten as a snack, first course, part of a main course or for breakfast.


Add a few herbs, spices or garlic if you wish.

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