this traditional italian egg sandwich is perfect for breakfast or a light lunch served with a fresh salad. the sauce used in this recipe is the roasted red pepper and garlic tomato sauce. however, a favorite marinara will suffice. day old bread or extra homemade sauce can be a perfect excuse for making this. however, no excuses are needed…
unsalted butter or extra virgin olive oil
1 lg egg
kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
1 slice rustic bread, chiabatta, or italian
1/4 c roasted red pepper garlic tomato sauce, or favorite marinara, warmed
heat a small skillet at medium heat. add enough butter or extra virgin olive oil to coat the skillet. crack the egg into the skillet. season with a touch of salt and pepper to taste. let egg sit and cook for about 4-5 minutes until the white is firm and the yolk begins to set.
turn the oven on to broil and lightly brush the bread with olive oil or unsalted butter. set under the broiler until the edges just begin to brown. spoon the warm tomato sauce (about 3 tablespoons) on top of the bread, place the egg on top of the sauce, and sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan. serve immediately.