BBQ One-Skillet Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 4


  1. 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  2. 2 cups (500 mL) diced onion
  3. 2 cups (500 mL) diced red pepper
  4. 1 clove garlic, minced
  5. 1 tsp (5 mL) each ground cumin and paprika
  6. 1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
  7. 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and cracked black pepper
  8. 1 jar (650 mL) Compliments Marinara Sweet Basil Sauce
  9. 1 large tomato, large dice
  10. 8 eggs
  11. 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley


  1. Heat 9 in. (23 cm) cast-iron pan on grill at medium-high heat. Add oil. Stir in onion and red pepper; cook until softened, about 5 min. Stir in garlic, cumin, paprika, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Add tomato sauce, tomato and 1/4 cup (60 mL) water. Let mixture come to a simmer. Reduce to medium heat; cook until slightly thickened, 5 to 8 min.
  2. Crack eggs onto tomato mixture. Close grill lid; cook 5 to 7 min., until whites are set and yolks runny.
  3. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve with grilled sourdough bread, if desired.
Alternatively, cook on stovetop in cast-iron skillet on medium heat. After adding eggs, cover with lid to finish cooking.
Sprinkle with finely crumbled feta or dollop of plain Greek yogurt before serving.