This baked egg in tomato sauce recipe can be adapted with whatever you have on hand. Spice it up with some jalapenos, or give it an Italian flare!
Active time: 15 minutes
1 Tbspolive oil
1 cchopped onions
2garlic cloves, very thinly sliced
1can (28 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes
1 Tbsptomato paste
1/4 tspcrushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
course ground black pepperto taste
6Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized egg(s)
chopped fresh parsleyto taste
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Heat oil in large oven-safe nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions; cook about 5 minutes until onions begin to soften, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute.
Meanwhile, chop tomatoes. Add tomatoes and their liquid to skillet with onion mixture. Stir in tomato paste and red pepper; continue cooking 3 minutes. Season with black pepper. Remove from heat.
With the back of a large spoon make 6 evenly spaced indentations in the tomato sauce. Carefully crack eggs individually into small custard cup or bowl and pour into indentations.
Bake 8 - 10 minutes for runny yolk eggs, or as desired. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with parsley.
Italian-Inspired Baked Eggs in Tomato Sauce
Prepare as directed in Step 2. Stir in 1 teaspoon freeze-dried Italian seasoning.
In Step 3, dollop 3 tablespoons prepared basil pesto over tomato sauce. Using a rubber spatula, swirl pesto into sauce.
Continue with Step 4.
In Step 5, sprinkle 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese around eggs; do not cover eggs. Bake as directed. Sprinkle with sliced fresh basil.
Tex-Mex Inspired Baked Eggs in Tomato Sauce
Prepare as directed in Step 2, adding 1 minced jalapeno pepper along with the garlic.
In Step 3, dollop 3 tablespoons cilantro pesto over tomato sauce. Using a rubber spatula, swirl pesto into tomato sauce.
Continue with Step 4.
In Step 5, sprinkle 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers (or 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco) around eggs if desired; do not cover eggs. Bake as directed. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro, if desired.
Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized eggs taste great and are safe for all your favorite egg dishes! Davidson's gentle water bath pasteurization reduces the risk of Salmonella in eggs without changing the nutrition or flavor. In fact, Davidson's pasteurized eggs have earned the Seal of Approval for exceptional flavor and culinary performance from the American Culinary Federation (ACF).
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