SOFT-COOKED DIPPING EGGS

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Why is it that in movies the characters are always eating soft-cooked eggs from an egg cup and dipping their toast into the yolk? Well, I don't know either, but they sure look good, don't they? Here is a recipe for the perfect soft-cooked egg.
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Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

4 large
eggs
4 slice
bread
4 tsp
butter
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place the eggs in a single layer in a deep saucepan with enough water to cover eggs at at least an inch.
2
Bring water to a boil over high heat. Immediately remove pan from heat to stop boiling. Cover the saucepan and let eggs stand in water for 2 to 4 minutes until cooked as desired.
3
Drain the water and immediately run cold water over the eggs to cool them a bit. Place each egg into an egg cup.
4
Toast the bread and spread with butter. Cut toast into 1-inch strips.
5
Crack the tops off eggs with a knife. Salt and pepper eggs as desired. Serve toast strips with eggs for dipping into soft yolks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs, Flatbreads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy