Perfect summer combo: tomatoes and eggs
This simple combination of eggs, tomatoes, and spices makes for a delicious hearty breakfast. Adapt it to your personal tastes for the ultimate comfort food experience!
If you've been reading me for a while you will know that I do not like to make my own breakfast. You will also know that breakfast, for me, can never be the same thing day after day. In other words, I'm not the type of person that can have cereal everyday for breakfast, or oats, eggs, or even the same fruit every morning. If I had Harry Potter's wand, I'd summon something different every day and breakfast would easily become my favorite meal of the day. Alas, I'm only a muggle.
With the college where I teach out for the summer, and having some time to dilly-dally in the mornings, I set about making myself breakfast. I felt like eating eggs but I wanted it to be saucy so that I could drag my bread through and mop up my plate, hence these tomato-ee eggs.
There's no particular recipe, you just need to get some tomatoes, a couple of eggs, salt and pepper and a sprinkling of green onions or chives, which pair well with eggs and tomatoes.
1. Start by chopping up the tomatoes finely.
2. Heat some oil in a pan, add the tomatoes along with salt and pepper to taste and cook the tomatoes until they are soft, and can be mashed easily with the back of a spoon.
3. Lower the heat after you add the tomatoes so that they can cook gently. Once the tomatoes are mashed and become a pulpy sauce, break a couple of eggs and add them to the pan and cook to your preference. No need to add any more salt and pepper as there should be enough seasoning in the tomatoes.
4. Garnish with chives or thinly sliced green onions and eat!
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