Eggs in Purgatory for Valentine’s Day Recipes for Two #SundaySupper

Today we are sharing Valentine’s Day Recipes for Two. I wanted to try something that I have never made before and what came to mind was Eggs in Purgatory. This is a sexy, shareable meal, made just for two.

You can share this for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner, making it perfect for Valentine’s Day!! You can make it a spicy as you want. I shared this with my daughter so I stuck with the recipe but you can also add sliced jalapenos to kick it up a notch!!!

Fresh hot from the oven before the topping are on!

Eggs in Purgatory by Noshing With The NolandsSprinkled with a little parsley and capers!!

Eggs in Purgatory by Noshing With The Nolands Now diving right in!! My eggs could have been a little runnier but you won’t have to take pictures before you eat it like I did!! LOL

Eggs in Purgatory by Noshing With The Nolands Happy Valentine’s Day, ENJOY!!!

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Eggs in Purgatory for Valentine's Day Recipes for Two #SundaySupper
Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 2
A spicy egg dish that is fun for Valentine's Day to share with the one you love!!
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ small onion, diced
  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp. Italian herb paste or dried herbs
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 398 ml. can diced tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup Parmesan
  • 2 Tbsp. parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp. capers
  • Toasted bread
  1. Saute the onion and garlic in the olive oil in small saucepan until the onion is translucent. Add the red pepper flakes, Italian herb paste, salt and pepper and saute for one minute. Add the tomato paste and stir to combine and cook 1 min. longer. Add the diced tomatoes and bring up to a simmer and cook for 15-20 min. or until desired thickness. Adjust seasoning. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Remove sauce to a small crock or large ramekin type dish. Alternatively you can cook the sauce in a cast iron pan on the stove and finish cooking your eggs in there.
  3. Make two holes in the sauce to add your eggs into. Crack the eggs carefully. Top with the Parmesan cheese and place in oven with a lid or foil for 10 min. Cook uncovered to 5 min. or until the eggs are cooked to the desired consistency.
  4. Remove from heat and sprinkle with parsley and capers. Serve with toast.


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  1. says

    Bill would be thrilled to wake up to this dish on Valentine’s Day! And, yes, I can relate to slightly subpar food due to the need to photograph it. But I like my eggs less runny so yours is perfect for me:)

  2. says

    I haven’t had eggs in purgatory for a while, but I love it! Yours looks wonderful with the fresh parsley and capers – beautiful dish!

  3. says

    This has been one of those dishes that has been on my to do list to make for so long but for some reason I never seem to get around to actually putting it on menu. I need to change that, your photos are making me drool.

  4. says

    Ohhh these look so good! I love it that you can share… what’s more romantic than sharing??? You made me smile with the picture comment… I always have the same problem with my dishes… by the time I am done with the pictures, they are not as “perfect” as before the pictures! 😉

  5. says

    I just made this as a dinner for one the other night to use up my leftover tomato sauce. It’s such a great, classic dinner or breakfast or lunch!


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