Egg in a Basket

Egg in a Basket

Cook this egg-filled bread slice until golden brown then top with Swiss cheese, avocado, and tomato for a nutritious breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Easy!

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Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
1
TOTAL TIME
25 mins

Egg in a Basket

Cook this egg-filled bread slice until golden brown then top with Swiss cheese, avocado, and tomato for a nutritious breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Easy!

Egg in a Basket
SERVINGS
1
TOTAL TIME
25 mins
by 12  people
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Ingredients
  • 1   slice white, whole wheat, or raisin bread
  • 2   eggs
  • 1   tablespoon milk
  •  Dash salt
  •  Dash pepper
  • 1   tablespoon margarine or butter
  • 1   slice Swiss or other cheese
  •  Avocado slice (optional)
  •  Tomato slice (optional)
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Directions
1. 
Cut a hole 2-1/2 or 3 inches in diameter from the center of bread slice. Reserve center round. In a small shallow flat dish combine one of the eggs, milk, salt, and pepper. Dip bread slice and center round in egg mixture.
2. 
In a medium skillet melt margarine or butter over medium heat. Cook dipped bread slice and center round in margarine about 1 minute on each side or until light golden brown. Drop remaining egg in center of slice and cook until egg is almost of desired doneness. Turn over and top with cheese. Cook about 1 minute more or until cheese is slightly melted. (For an egg cooked sunny-side up, cook for 2 minutes, and cover skillet after adding cheese slice.) Garnish with avocado and tomato slices, if desired. Makes 1 serving.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 430, Fat, total (g) 30, chol. (mg) 452, sat. fat (g) 10, carb. (g) 15, Monosaturated fat (g) 13, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 5, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 2, pro. (g) 23, vit. A (IU) 1361, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 1, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 73, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 2, sodium (mg) 614, Potassium (mg) 213, calcium (mg) 374, iron (mg) 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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