You know you can count on me to point out when it’s National Grilled Cheese Month or even National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month. And because I believe in moderation, I feel it’s only right to point out that March is National Nutrition Month.
Hold on there, cowboy. Don’t click away.
A little nutrition appreciation never killed anyone. That I can promise you.
Besides, the theme for National Nutrition Month 2014 is, “Enjoy the taste of eating right!”
And I think we can all agree that eggs are a delicious way to enjoy the taste of eating right.
I could also point out that one 70 calorie egg is loaded with vitamins and minerals, high-quality protein and antioxidants. Not to mention, eggs are a great choice for pregnant and breastfeeding women because they are an excellent source of choline. Choline is a nutrient that contributes to fetal brain development and helps prevent birth defects.
Salsa Simmered Eggs Recipe
Ingredients for Salsa Simmered Eggs:
2 Safest Choice Eggs
12 ounces salsa style diced tomatoes with green chilies
4 corn tortillas
salt & pepper to taste
Directions for Salsa Simmered Eggs:
1) In a non-stick skillet over medium heat, heat salsa until bubbling.
2) Make two wells in the the salsa.
3) Crack eggs first into small bowls individually, then carefully pour eggs into each well.
4) Season eggs with salt and pepper and a sprinkling of Cotija cheese.
5) Cover and simmer until the whites are set but yolks still runny, about 10 minutes.
To serve: Garnish with fresh, chopped cilantro and serve with warm corn tortillas.
The Average Betty Test Kitchen shared this information on National Nutrition Month and developed this recipe on behalf of Davidson’s Safest Choice Eggs.
Safest Choice sources eggs from vegetarian-fed hens that are hormone and antibiotic free, from USDA certified and inspected Kosher certified farms.
The Safest Choice all-natural egg pasteurization process eliminates the risk of salmonella in eggs before the eggs even enter your kitchen.
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