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Eggs in Purgatory

Main Dishes

One-Dish Meals


2 Tbsp. olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups tomato sauce
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
Pinch of oregano
Good shake of hot sauce (optional)
Salt to taste
8 large eggs


In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook until tender and translucent, stirring constantly. Add tomato sauce, basil, oregano, hot sauce and salt. Simmer 10 minutes or until thickened. Bread egg into a small cup and carefully slide egg into sauce. Continue with each egg. Cover skillet and cook until eggs are set to your taste, about 2 to 3 minutes. Serve hot with warm Italian bread.


from “Feeding the Flock II,” Saint Barnabas Anglican Church, Picayune

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