Eggs in a basket

1
Penny Hall

By
@FantasyFaery54

This is an old Irish/Catholic recipe

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

4 large
eggs
4
white or wheat bread slices with a hole cut in the middle
1/2 c
grated chedder cheese, or cheese you prefer
1/2 stick
butter
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Eggs in a basket

Step-by-Step

  • 1In heavy pan or dutch skillet melt butter on medim heat. When melted, add the sliced bread and let brown in butter for about 3 minutes. Crack each egg separately and place in the hole in each bread slice, and season with salt and pepper, Cook for about 5 minutes. Turn each egg basket over with spatula, and cook about 2 more minutes, adding the cheese on the side that is up, around the egg. Turn heat off, add lid for about 1 minute to melt the cheese. This is a good and quick breakfast by itself, or you can add sausage or bacon with juice.

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About Eggs in a basket

Course/Dish: Eggs
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #eggs