Sicilian Egg Patties

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

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

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.


Most Helpful

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!

Aunt Cookie July 16, 2006

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