Eggs in Purgatory
with marinated mozzarella
1 cup each finely diced onion and red bell pepper
¼ cup minced garlic
½ tsp. red pepper flakes
3 Tbsp. olive oil
1 can crushed tomatoes (28 oz.)
1 can diced tomatoes
Salt and Pepper to taste
4 oz. marinated mozzarella (look for Cappiello brand)
Or use fresh mozzarella sprinkle lightly with garlic salt to marinate.
Sauté onion, bell pepper, garlic and red pepper flakes in oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat until soft. About 5 minutes
Add crushed and dices tomatoes, bring to boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Crack eggs on top of sauce, cover and poach until whites are set but yolks are still soft, about 5 minutes.
Preheat broiler with oven rack 6-8 inches from element.
Divide eggs and sauce into serving dish (like a ramekin style baking cup) Or you can just leave them in the pan. Top each egg with cheese, transfer to the oven on a baking sheet, and broil until cheese is golden, about 2-3 minutes. Serve immediately