One Skillet Mediterranean Poached Eggs

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This single skillet dish is fast, easy and egg-cellent for a busy weeknight.

  • Serves 4-6
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook/Bake Time: 10 minutes


  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 15.5-ounce can Cannellini beans, drain and rinse
  • 9 ounces cooked turkey sausage, crumbled
  • 6 large eggs
  • ¼ cup torn basil leaves
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Olives, optional garnish


  • In a large skillet, combine marinara, beans, and turkey sausage. Bring to simmer, heating thoroughly.
  • Make 6 wells in the bean/sausage mixture. Crack an egg into a small bowl and gently slide it into the well. Repeat for the remaining 5 eggs. Season the eggs with a bit of salt and pepper.
  • Cook covered over medium heat 3-5 minutes for slightly runny yolks. Cook longer for firm, set yolks.
  • Garnish with basil and parsley. Add olives, if desired.


Watch how to make this recipe here.
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