Eggs in Purgatory

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by buzzonesbirdie

I know that there are other recipes on here with this name but none of them are like this. This is a easy goto for hubby and me when I dont feel like cooking. I often serve this with a type of sausage on the side(chicken apple, Kielbasa, Chorizo). I like this too becuase you can change the flavors a little.

Top Review by Chef Jean

The flavors are great, I really didn't know what to expect with the potatoes, tomato sauce and eggs, but it turned out to be a great combination. I used left over Country crock mashed potatos which caused me to have to add more flour(they were creamier then homemade mashed potatos), but that was not a problem. Thanks for this great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F.
  2. Stir 1 egg in a large bowl to blend. Mix in the potatoes and the flour. Using a generous 1/2 cup of potato mixture for each, form the potato mixture into pancakes (you should only get 4).
  3. Heat the oil in a large nonstick pan. Fry the pancakes until they are golden brown, about 2 min per side. Place on paper towels to drain. Keep pancakes in oven to keep warm. Pour oil off pan.
  4. Heat the pan. Cook eggs to taste, either with yolks runny or hard. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Spoon sauce onto 4 plates (or double up on 2). Place a pancake atop the sauce. Top each pancake with a fried egg. Sprinkle with cheese and serve.

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