Uova in Purgatorio  (Eggs in Purgatory)

Uova in Purgatorio (Eggs in Purgatory)

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5 min 15 min 20 min 2


3 1/2 cup Tomato-Basil pasta sauce
4 medium egg Egg
4 leaf Basil, fresh (chiffon)
1 tsp Hot pepper (chili) flakes (sprinkle to taste)
1 pinch Sea salt (to taste)


1. In an non-stick small saucepan, heat up the tomato sauce (preferably homemade).

2. Crack all four eggs onto surface of tomato sauce and cover with lid. Sprinkle with salt and chili flakes.

3. Cook on medium-low until whites have turned white and yolk is desired doneness.

4, Sprinkle with chiffon basil and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 445
Calories from fat 147
Calories from saturated fat 41
Total Fat 16.3 g
Saturated Fat 4.6 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.9 g
Cholesterol 339 mg
Sodium 1641 mg
Potassium 1436 mg
Total Carbohydrate 57 g
Dietary Fiber 10.6 g
Sugars 39 g
Protein 18.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 1
Vegetables 3.3

Energy sources



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are a great source of protein and contain important B vitamins!

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