Menemen is a hearty breakfast without being overwhelming and it’s a great way to start the day with lots of fresh vegetables. If you love a warm and filling breakfast, then you’ve got to try this. The flavor in this dish is phenomenal considering it’s made with such simple ingredients! Join us as we delve into the rich history and unique characteristics that make Menemen a must-try dish.


Simple Ingredients Only

Menemen is a harmonious combination of simple yet flavorful ingredients. Fresh tomatoes and green peppers form the base of this dish, creating a medley of colors and textures. The addition of eggs gives Menemen its characteristic scrambled consistency. A touch of olive oil and spices adds depth and richness to the flavor profile.


Cooking Method

The beauty of Menemen lies in its simplicity. The ingredients are sautéed to perfection in a pan, allowing their natural flavors to meld together. The tomatoes release their juices, creating a luscious sauce that envelops the eggs. The result is a hot-served velvety scramble.


Our beverage suggestion: Menemen pairs perfectly with Ayran, Turkish Tea, or Freshly Squeezed Beet Juice.

If you’re looking for a quick and nutritious meal or a flavorful addition to your brunch, we suggest you try this dish. At Sultan Ahmet Turkish Cuisine, we take pride in presenting the authentic flavors of Turkish cuisine, and Menemen is no exception. Our chefs skillfully prepare this classic dish using the finest, locally sourced ingredients to ensure a genuine taste of Turkey with every bite.