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Italian Skillet Eggs-Dinner for Two

Make these Italian Skillet eggs with mushrooms, spinach and mozzarella cheese for a late night dinner for two. It’s a low carb recipe that is sure to please

Healthy Dinner Recipe
 
This Italian recipe of eggs poached in a blend of Italian red sauce (spaghetti sauce) with mushrooms and spinach in one skillet makes a quick and easy late night dinner for two. 
 
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Topped with Mozzarella cheese and ribbons of fresh basil and these Italian Skillet Eggs are ready to eat.    One quick dinner made in one skillet for two.   And served with a side fruit and these Italian skillet eggs make a lite and healthy choice. 
 

How to Make Italian Skillet Eggs:

We have always enjoyed breakfast for dinner and this recipe is very different from a breakfast we would normally prepare.  These Italian Skillet Eggs are a romantic dinner for two and are ready in a jiffy and if served with fruit, it qualifies for low carb/calorie dinner. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cup brown baby portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • 6 ounces of fresh baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups of chunky pasta sauce
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup Mozzarella Cheese, grated
  • 1 Tbsp fresh basil leaves, cut into ribbons
  • Freshly ground black pepper
 
 
Instructions
  • Melt 2 Tablespoons of butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook the mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in spinach, cook until wilted, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in pasta sauce, heat thoroughly.
  • Add eggs one at a time, evenly spaced, add black pepper to taste and do NOT stir.
  • Cover and cook over medium heat until egg whites are set and yolks reach the desired doneness.
  • Sprinkle with grated mozzarella cheese and basil ribbons before serving.
 

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Italian Skillet Eggs

Italian skillet eggs are poached in a blend of Italian red sauce with mushrooms and spinach in one skillet makes a quick and easy late night dinner for two.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Italian poached eggs, Italian Skillet eggs
Servings: 2
Calories: 355kcal
Author: Evelyn

Equipment

  • Skillet

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cup brown baby portobello mushrooms sliced
  • 6 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups chunky pasta sauce
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup Mozzarella Cheese grated
  • 1 Tbsp fresh basil leaves cut into ribbons
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Melt 2 Tablespoons of butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook the mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in spinach, cook until wilted, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in pasta sauce, heat thoroughly.
  • Add eggs one at a time, evenly spaced, add black pepper to taste and do NOT stir.
  • Cover and cook over medium heat until egg whites are set and yolks reach the desired doneness.
  • Sprinkle with grated mozzarella cheese and basil ribbons before serving

Nutrition

Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 517mg | Sodium: 1360mg | Potassium: 1421mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 9808IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 253mg | Iron: 7mg

 

Recipe Rating




Meal Plannin Maven

Monday 12th of January 2015

This dish looks amazing! I make something similar called shakshouka which I learned about when I was in Israel. So yummy and your photos are beautiful!

Aunt Bee

Sunday 13th of April 2014

I love savory type breakfasts! This looks DELICIOUS! <3

Kerry C

Tuesday 17th of December 2013

These eggs look delicious! Thanks for sharing on Saturday Dishes.

Kerry @ Coffee With Us 3

Lita

Tuesday 26th of November 2013

Thanks for linking this to Saturday Dishes, Evelyn. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Linda @ Tumbleweed Contessa

Terri Henkels

Thursday 15th of August 2013

Evelyn, what a wonderful recipe and your pictures are lovely - very enticing!. Pinning now.