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How to make pizzaiola eggs

Pizzaiola eggs

Pizzaiola eggs are a unique dish that is quick to make, tasty and can be prepared even at the last minute. Here's the recipe!

Pizzaiola eggs cooked in a pan with tomato sauce and mozzarella are a delicious single dish, ideal to prepare for a quick dinner suitable for everyone. To make this substantial dish you need very few ingredients: eggs, tomato puree and mozzarella.

This is a basic recipe that you can easily adapt according to your taste: for example, you can flavor the tomato sauce with fresh or powdered chili pepper or you can omit or replace the mozzarella with another cheese of your choice or add chopped cooked ham into cubes. Let's immediately see all the steps to prepare this rustic but delicious single dish!

Pizzaiola eggs
Pizzaiola eggs

Preparation of pizzaiola eggs with mozzarella

  1. To make this tasty single dish, start by peeling the garlic clove, pour a drizzle of olive oil into the pan, put on the heat, add the garlic and let it brown .
  2. Then add the tomato puree, season with salt and pepper and cook for about 10-15 minutes from when it starts to simmer. Remember to cover with the lid .
  3. Once the time has passed, remove the garlic and flavor with chopped fresh basil or dried oregano.
  4. It's time to shell the eggs directly into the pan , well spaced apart.
  5. Finally, add small pieces of mozzarella well squeezed out of the whey around the eggs.
  6. Close the lid again and cook until the cheese has melted and the eggs have reached the desired doneness .
  7. Finish with a pinch of salt on the egg yolks and a few more chopped basil leaves or dried oregano.
  8. Serve hot and accompanied with slices of toasted bread.
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We recommend consuming this delicious side dish or vegetarian main course within a few hours . Alternatively you can store it for a maximum of 1 day in the fridge , in a special container with a lid.

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