Sicilian Egg Patties

READY IN: 1hr
Recipe by Lorac

Comfort food at it's best. An inexpensive main dish for any time of day. Adapted from Gourmet Magazine.

Top Review by Aunt Cookie

I really liked this. It's fast, and you probably already have the ingredients in your kitchen. Next time I'll probably blend half the sauce to make it a little smoother; otherwise, this is great just as it is. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sauce: Saute onion in oil in a heavy sauce pan until soft.
  2. Add tomatoes, garlic, and tomato paste.
  3. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, adding water if sauce gets too thick.
  4. Season with salt, add basil, stir and remove from heat.
  5. Patties: Mix together all ingredients except oil.
  6. Heat oil in a 12 inch skillet.
  7. Working in batches, drop rounded tbls of egg mixture into skillet and cook patties until golden and puffed, about 2 minutes per side.
  8. Drain on paper towels and adding more oil to skillet as needed.
  9. To Finish: Add tomato sauce and patties to skillet and simmer turning once for 5 minutes total.

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