Try this Middle Eastern dish of eggs poached in tomato sauce for dinner or hearty brunch.

20 min. prep time
4 servings
000 Ratings


1 medium (1 cup) onion, chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
Salt, if desired
2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley, if desired
Feta cheese, if desired
Warm pita bread, if desired


Melt butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat until sizzling. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until softened and starting to brown. Add tomato paste, crushed red pepper, cumin and paprika; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add tomatoes and salt, if desired, scraping up any bits from bottom of pan; cook over low heat 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Crack eggs evenly over surface of sauce. Cover; cook 8-10 minutes or until whites are completely set and yolks begin to thicken but are not hard.

Sprinkle with parsley and feta, if desired. Serve with pita bread, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 330

Fat: 21g

Cholesterol: 400mg

Sodium: 510mg

Carbohydrates: 21g

Dietary Fiber: 5g

Protein: 17g

Recipe #16171©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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