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These Portuguese green eggs (ovos verdes) are delicious and great for a quick meal with a salad or as an appetizer.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Ready In:
25 min
Level of Difficulty:
Very Easy

Portuguese Green Eggs Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Green Eggs Recipe

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Posted in: Appetizer Recipes
Tue, Oct 31, 2017
4 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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8 boiled eggs2 cans of tuna1 finely chopped onion2 tablespoons of chopped parsley2 eggs, beatenBreadcrumbs (to taste)Salt (to taste)Pepper (to taste) * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  1. Peel the eggs and cut them in half (across).
  2. Remove the egg yolks carefully into a bowl and add the onion, the tuna (drained), the parsley, pepper and salt and mix everything well.
  3. Fill the cavities of the egg whites with this filling and place the half eggs together making them whole again. 
  4. Pass them through the beaten eggs and than the breadcrumbs.
  5. Fry in very hot oil and drain them on absorbent paper.
  6. Serve with a good salad.
Recipe Credit: docestemperos.blogspot.pt
Photo Credit: saborintenso.com
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