Egg Sauce Recipe: How to make Delicious Egg Sauce

Egg Sauce Recipe – Egg sauce is a very basic sauce made with eggs and tomatoes; it is one of the simplest egg dips to make in under 20 minutes and is sometimes referred to as tomato egg sauce. Egg sauce pairs well with boiled plantain, fried potatoes, and bread; it also spices up certain Nigerian staple foods such as boiled rice, boiled yam, and yam chips. Regardless of how you serve it, this sauce is extremely tasty.

There are many ways to prepare egg and tomato sauce; a traditional egg sauce is typically prepared with a few tomatoes and a large number of eggs, but this sauce can also be prepared with a large number of tomatoes and any desired quantity of eggs; regardless of the method, the same ingredients are needed. I wanted to add some green vegetables to this tomato egg sauce, such as green beans and green peppers. This was because I didn’t want to end up with onion, potato, and tomato soup. If you prefer, you can substitute green amaranth or spinach for green beans and pepper.


However, you can make your egg sauce with canned tomatoes or fresh tomatoes without adding any other vegetables; it all depends on your preference. Occasionally, I add carrots to mine for a brighter appearance, taste, and texture. The above is a very simple tomato and egg breakfast dip; simply follow the steps to see how I make it.

Egg Sauce Recipe

  • 3 large eggs
  • 5 medium plum tomatoes (you can use tin tomato paste).
  • a cup of green beans, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell peppers, chopped
  • a cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • Garlic, ginger, and curry to taste
  • 1 seasoning stock cube
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 scotch bonnet peppers, chopped (dried peppers)

Steps on how to make egg sauce

  • Tomatoes, green pepper, green beans, and onions should be diced and set aside.
  • Heat a cup of vegetable oil in a medium saucepan for 20 seconds.
  • Reduce to a medium heat and cook the onions and garlic for 30 seconds.
  • Combine the diced tomatoes, green beans, and peppers with the onions by stirring.
  • Green peppers should not be added at this point because they are tender; cover the pan and allow the contents to cook for 10 minutes.
  • After ten minutes, mix in green peppers. Still stirring, season the sauce with one seasoning cube, thyme, curry, and ginger.
  • Peel and cook yam or potatoes and set aside if you have another source of heat.
  • Salt to taste and adjust as necessary; continually stir the sauce to prevent it from burning. Allow 5 minutes for cooking.
  • Once all ingredients are well combined and the tomato is cooked, whisk the egg and pour it into the material in a circular motion to ensure even distribution.
  • Allow the egg to sit for 2 minutes before stirring; you want the egg to form lumps in the sauce rather than looking mushy and smooth.
  • Stir it and break up some of the egg chunks, then remove from heat and serve with your favorite staple food.
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