Harissa Eggs in Purgatory Recipe

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Dolores Garza Modified: March 25, 2022
Harissa Eggs in Purgatory Recipe

How To Make Harissa Eggs in Purgatory

Have a quick Italian meal with this sumptuous Harissa eggs recipe! These eggs simmered in blazing hot tomato sauce is better enjoyed with bread!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • ½tspolive oil
  • 2tbspred onion,minced
  • 14½ozpetite tomatoes,(1 can)
  • 2tbspHarissa,prepared, more if you like it spicier
  • 4large eggs
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1tspparsley or chives,fresh chopped


  1. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add the oil then the onion and sauté for about 2 to 3 minutes until golden.

  2. Add the tomatoes, harissa, salt, and pepper. Increase the heat to medium-high and simmer for about 3 to 4 minutes until the liquid reduces a bit.

  3. Reduce the heat to medium-low, carefully add the eggs, salt, and pepper. Cover.

  4. Cook for about 4 to 5 minutes until the top of the eggs set or to your liking.

  5. Top with chopped fresh parsley or chives and serve.


  • Calories: 99.91kcal
  • Fat: 5.59g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.68g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.31g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.11g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.46g
  • Fiber: 1.51g
  • Sugar: 3.30g
  • Protein: 7.37g
  • Cholesterol: 186.00mg
  • Sodium: 387.52mg
  • Calcium: 42.94mg
  • Potassium: 370.58mg
  • Iron: 1.27mg
  • Vitamin A: 126.34µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.11mg
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