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Nana's Eggs from Contadina®

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"Eggs are simmered in an herb-infused tomato sauce and served with grated Parmesan cheese for a quick and delicious lunch or light dinner."
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20 m servings 243
Original recipe yields 4 servings (8 eggs)


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  1. Heat olive oil in a 9 or 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and pepper flakes; cook stirring constantly until garlic is golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Stir in tomato sauce, basil and oregano. Bring to a simmer. Break eggs gently into sauce, spacing evenly around pan. Cover pan and simmer on low heat 10 minutes or until eggs are cooked as desired.
  3. Sprinkle eggs and sauce with Parmesan cheese and fresh oregano, if desired.


  • Makes 4 two-egg servings or 8 single-egg servings

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 243 calories; 17.4 7 15.4 372 824 Full nutrition

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Yum! I was looking for something quick and different and came upon this. We love eggs, and this was a great way to make them into a tasty dinner. I made 5: 2 for me and 3 for my husband. Added a...

Very good recipe! We love making pasta meatless, & I love how this can add protein to the meal easily, & cheaply! We are making this again.

This was amazing and is now a staple meal!

I reduced the quantity to make it for 2. My husband was very skeptical, but we both liked it. I served it with rice which went well with it.

I really liked it. It is easy, healthy and quick made. I didn't change anything and will certainly make it again! Thank you for sharing!!

Just made it for the second time and will make it again!

I let the eggs simmer in the sauce for 8 minutes instead of 10 for a better texture. It's quick and easy, and always gets rave reviews!

This is an amazing recipe! I was a bit septic about the combination of eggs and tomato sauce. My meat & potatoes husband and mother-in-law loved it. It will be added to the dinner rotatio...