Recipe: Over Easy Eggs with Basil Tomatoes

Eggs aren’t just a morning staple anymore. Break out the skillet and try these over easy eggs with basil tomatoes. Using pita for dipping, this dish will make for a new and delicious summer lunch.


Over Easy Eggs with Basil Tomatoes 

Original # of Servings: 1


  • roma tomato – 3
  • fresh basil – 1/4 bunch
  • black pepper – 1/2 teaspoon
  • whole wheat pita – 1
  • extra virgin olive oil – 1 tablespoon
  • salt – 1/8 teaspoon
  • egg – 1


  1. Core tomatoes and fine dice.
  2. Pluck basil from stems. Fine chop.
  3. Heat half of olive oil in pan on medium high heat.
  4. Add tomatoes, simmering 6-7 minutes.
  5. Season tomatoes with salt, pepper, and basil. Stir 1 minute.
  6. Remove tomatoes from pan. Wipe clean.
  7. Heat other portion of oil on medium high heat.
  8. Add eggs cooking for about 5 minutes until white in done.
  9. Add cooked tomatoes back to pan. Reduce heat and simmer 1 minute.
  10. Serve tomato and eggs hot with pita on the side.

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