Eggs in a Basket

Adapted from: Liza Sternik

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 15 minutes

Serves: 1-2


1 egg

1 piece of sliced bread

butter to taste

salt and pepper to taste

Optional toppings:

sour cream

jalapeño jelly

sautéed greens



1. With a small class or using a knife, cut out a circle in the middle of your bread.

2. Butter one side of the bread.

3. Warm a small frying pan on medium heat. Add a half tab of butter.

4. Place the bread in the frying pan, butter face-up.

5. Gentle crack egg into the hole in the bread.

6. Add salt and pepper to taste.

7. When egg whites start to turn white, carefully flip bread with spatula.

8. When egg is cooked to your liking, remove from heat and serve with topping(s) of your choice.

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Eggs in a Basket