Nana's Eggs from Contadina®


Eggs are simmered in an herb-infused tomato sauce and served with grated Parmesan cheese for a quick and delicious lunch or light dinner.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
8 eggs


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced garlic

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 (15 ounce) can Contadina® Tomato Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

  • ¾ teaspoon fresh oregano leaves

  • 8 eggs

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, or more to taste

  • 1 sprig Fresh oregano


  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
17g Fat
7g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 243
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 372mg 124%
Sodium 824mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 89mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 153mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.