Eggs Beall

Butter Poached Eggs in Tomato Basil Sauce

4 oz. can tomato paste
1/4 cup water
2 tbl. sugar
1 tbl. basil
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
8 - 1/2 pats of butter
16 eggs
salt and pepper

For best results, make sauce night before so flavors will marry.
Combine in sauce pan tomato paste, water, sugar, basil, Italian seasoning.
Simmer for 30 minutes and refrigerate over night. Reheat next morning and adjust seasonings to taste.
Butter Poached Eggs
Put pat of butter and dash of salt and pepper in the bottom of 8 ramekins. Place ramekins in large shallow pan(s) of simmering water. When butters is melted break 2 eggs into each ramekin. Cover and continue simmering until done.
Invert Eggs onto individual serving plates and surround with warmed Tomato Basil Sauce. Garnish eggs with fresh sprig of thyme.
Accompany with your favorite breakfast potatoes. We prefer our Mesquite Seasoned - Baked Potato Slices.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: Serves 8 (2/person)
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes

Recipe Provided By:
Beall Mansion, An Elegant B&B
Alton, IL

Alton Bed and Breakfast Inns