How To Make Eggs In Purgatory- Italian Style Eggs

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Jun. 25, 2015

A 15-minute meal: Italian style eggs in Purgatory! Super simple poached eggs topped off with parmesan cheese in a quick tomato sauce flavored with basil and garlic. Serve with fresh, crusty bread, pasta or rice. Perfect for college cooking!


Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
Canned chopped tomatoes 400 Gram (1 can)
Eggs 4
Dried basil 2 Teaspoon
Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Chili flakes 1 Teaspoon (herbs
Grated parmesan cheese 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)



Heat a skillet with olive oil and sauté garlic in it.

Add canned tomatoes and bring to boil for 5-10 minutes.

Add herbs and salt. Add eggs as shown in the video.

Sprinkle parmesan cheese over eggs and cover with lid. Cook for 3-6 minutes.



Serve with toasted bread and enjoy!


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 189Calories from Fat 104

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 812 mg33.83%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%


Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet