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Eggs in Purgatory

A rustic Italian inspired dish that is made with simple ingredients and quick to make!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Dish
Servings 2


  • 3 cups Marina Sauce or you can use a 24 oz <g class="gr_ gr_46 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del" id="46" data-gr-id="46">jay</g> of store-bought marinara sauce
  • 1/4 t red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • salt & pepper
  • freshly chopped parsley


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Add the red pepper flakes, if using, to the marinara sauce. Stir to combine.
  • Pour the marinara sauce into a 10 to 12-inch oven safe skillet.
  • Sprinkle the parmesan cheese to over the marinara sauce.
  • Gently crack each egg over the marinara sauce.
  • Top each egg with salt & pepper.
  • Gently place in the oven and bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until the eggs are set to your preference.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle with freshly chopped parsley.
  • Serve with buttery toasted french bread slices.
  • Enjoy!