Eggs in Purgatory

barbara lentz


This is a spicy easy dish that you can have ready in 15 minutes. Great served with sausage or bacon. Great for breakfast, brunch or even dinner.


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5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 small
    onion diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 c
    tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh parsley chopped
  • 4 large
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese

How to Make Eggs in Purgatory


  1. Pour oil in skillet over medium heat. Saute the onions about 3 minutes. Add the garlic and saute another minute. Stir in the tomato sauce, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  2. Cook about 5 minutes allowing the sauce to thicken. Push the sauce to the side and break in an egg. Do this for all the eggs. Place a cover over the pan and cook until whites are done.
  3. Remove cover and sprinkle with parsley and parmesan cheese.

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About Eggs in Purgatory

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American

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