Tuscan Tomato Egg Skillet

Tuscan Tomato Egg Skillet

Tuscan Tomato Egg Skillet

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes



Try this savory breakfast skillet with seasoned eggs cooked to perfection and topped with heirloom tomatoes and sweet onions. We think that after taking a bite of this skillet you will agree this breakfast recipe is certainly worthy of your morning routine.

Guru Tips:

  • If omitting the bacon, use a couple grinds of sea salt as well as pepper.
  • Substitute turkey bacon or meatless bacon bits if desired.
  • Replace tomatoes with your favorite Salsa
  • Add a few dollops of Pesto (from Season 1 Episode 2).

For more great Guru Tips and an inside look at how to create this morning masterpiece, head over to watch the full video here.


  • 2 tablespoons virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 slices smoked bacon, cooked and chopped (optional)
  • 3-4 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup shredded Italian blend cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, slivered
  • Fresh ground pepper


  • 1 To cook bacon: *If using bacon, pre-cook slices in the microwave.
  • 2 Lay bacon on a paper towel on a microwave-safe plate and cover with another paper towel. Allot 1 minute microwave time per slice (2 slices/2 minutes).
  • 3 Remove, blot excess fat, and chop into bits.
  • 4 Heat oil in a medium frying pan over medium heat.
  • 5 Add onion, and sauté until lightly brown (about 3 minutes). Drain off excess oil and add (optional) cooked bacon bits.
  • 6 Add chopped tomatoes and simmer, stirring occasionally, until they have released their juices, about 4-5 minutes.
  • 7 Make 4 wells in the tomato mixture with a spoon and crack an egg into each well.
  • 8 Add a grind or two of fresh pepper.
  • 9 Cover the pan with a glass lid, and simmer until egg whites are firm and yolks are starting to set (about 2 minutes).
  • 10 Remove lid, sprinkle with cheese, and cover again to melt.
  • 11 Sprinkle with fresh basil and scoop onto individual plates.
  • 12 Optional: serve with good quality sliced rustic toast.


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