Eggs in Purgatory

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recipe by Leigh Suznovich http://jeanieandluluskitchen.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    15mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    3
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    373
based on 3 ratings

When it comes to a hearty, fast and easy Italian style breakfast, it does not get much better than eggs in purgatory. It’s called that because the eggs are gently poached in a fiery tomato sauce.

recipe updated Sep 4, 2018

Ingredients

  • Onion icon
    Onion
    70g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    38g
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    0g
  • Smoked paprika icon
    Smoked paprika
    1g
  • Red pepper flakes icon
    Red pepper flakes
    0g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    30ml
  • Canned tomatoes icon
    Canned tomatoes
    794g
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    300g
  • Parmesan cheese icon
    Parmesan cheese
    as needed
  • Fresh basil icon
    Fresh basil
    3 tbsp

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean small bowl
  2. Add finely chopped onion
  3. Add minced garlic clove then set aside
  4. Get a clean small bowl
  5. Add grated parmesan cheese
  6. Add sea salt
  7. Add smoked paprika
  8. Add red pepper flakes then set aside
  9. Get a clean large saucepan
  10. Add olive oil
  11. Heat on medium heat
  12. Transfer onion mixture to large saucepan
  13. Cook for approx 2min until fragrant
  14. Add diced canned tomatoes
  15. Transfer cheese mixture to large saucepan
  16. Stir until combined
  17. Simmer gently for 5min
  18. Add egg one by one and cover
  19. Poach for 3min
  20. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese
  21. Garnish with coarsely chopped fresh basil
  22. Serve immediately
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