Eggs in a basket

Penny Hall


This is an old Irish/Catholic recipe


★★★★★ 2 votes

5 Min
10 Min


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  • 4 large
  • 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
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Eggs in a basket


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

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