Eggs in Purgatory which is a strange way of saying eggs poached in tomato sauce. This a perfect dish to start your day, it is filling but doesn't put a big dent in your daily calorie intake. Eggs are a very good source of high quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white along with vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat and cholesterol than the yolk.
In this episode of Sam Tan’s Kitchen, Sam demonstrates how to make the Southern Italian dish “Eggs in Purgatory” using only garlic, tomato paste, basil leaves, olive oil, eggs and cheese. This simple recipe takes only 8-10 minutes and is very inexpensive. It’s great for breakfast but if you throw a nice piece of bread on the side for dipping it can be eaten anytime!