Eggs in Purgatory Recipe

Eggs in Purgatory Recipe

How To Make Eggs in Purgatory

This plate of eggs in purgatory comes with a delicious pomodoro sauce for a more flavorful plate. Serve these up for brunch for a hearty meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 6large eggs
  • 1bunchasparagus,ends trimmed, chopped in half
  • cupsfiletto di pomodoro sauce,homemade or store-bought
  • olive oil spray
  • 1garlic clove,finely chopped
  • 2cupsfat free chicken broth
  • ¼cupPecorino Romano,fresh grated


  1. In a large, deep non-stick skillet, heat a pan to medium heat.

  2. When the pan is hot, spray with oil, then sauté the garlic until light brown.

  3. Add the pomodoro sauce and broth, then mix well.

  4. Add the asparagus, then cover.

  5. When the sauce boils, gently add the eggs and cheese. Reduce to a simmer and cover.

  6. Simmer for 10 minutes on low.

  7. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 299.54kcal
  • Fat: 18.99g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.17g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.83g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.03g
  • Fiber: 1.61g
  • Sugar: 4.41g
  • Protein: 21.81g
  • Cholesterol: 388.24mg
  • Sodium: 530.20mg
  • Calcium: 197.82mg
  • Potassium: 472.03mg
  • Iron: 3.83mg
  • Vitamin A: 200.85µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.86mg
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