Mamma Rita's Eggs and Tomato Sauce

Mamma Rita's Eggs and Tomato Sauce

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"This is a very loved recipe from my Italian heritage and childhood. Have a nice Italian loaf or French baguette on hand to soak up the delicious sauce."


15 m servings 154 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 154 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 11.9 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.3g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 186 mg
  • 62%
  • Sodium:
  • 374 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In skillet or frying pan, warm oil over medium heat. Add tomatoes to skillet and cook until juices begin to evaporate, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Break eggs into skillet and cook to desired firmness without breaking yolks. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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  1. 40 Ratings


I was so intrigued, just had to try this with canned tomatoes since they're not in season. I didn't even use the olive oil, just tossed the tomatoes in the pan, heated them and then poached the ...

Having just returned from Italy and the Tuscany region, I was introduced to this dish. Though I couldn't imagine the combination of eggs and tomatoes, I was happily taken by surprise. This rec...

This is comfort food at its best. It reminds me of my Nonna's cooking...simple and delicious!

I loved this growing up. Having grown up in a Italian household this was my choice of food when I wanted a fast breakfast, lunch or dinner. Still love eating it. This is the best!!!!

My dad used to make this all the time. I was so excited to see the recipe here! I made it for dinner tonight and my husband gave it a two thumbs up. I did two things differently: 1) I removed th...

mmm... I picked the last of this season's Roma tomatoes today and chose this recipe so I could enjoy their fresh taste. And enjoy it I did! Couldn't resist adding some fresh basil to the tomat...

This is so easy to make and so perfect when you have tomatoes from the garden. We love it and make it all the time when tomatoes are in season. We've begun adding other yummy veggies like mush...

This dish is delicious and very easy to make. Great for breakfast. I'm glad to have found it. I have no suggestions, it's wonderful the way it is.

Easy to make and very tasty! I like that the egg white don't get dry like sunny-side-up.