Eggs in Hell, Texas Style

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Appears in
Jeremiah Tower's New American Classics

By Jeremiah Tower

Published 1986

  • About

This is a dish I invented for the Texas dinner in the series of American regional dinners we gave at the Santa Fe Bar & Grill in 1982.


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup


Put the eggs in a small saucepan, cover with cold water by 1 inch, and bring to a boil over high heat. The moment the water boils, remove the pan from the heat, cover it, and let stand 10 minutes exactly. Then cool the eggs under cold running water.

Peel and cut the eggs in half lengthwise. Whi