Jonny One Eye

Elizabeth Leach


With small children,40 years ago, I was running out of nutritional any time food. My friend suggested this tasty, warm food. With its interesting appearance, it was a winner and still is with my Granddaughter!


★★★★★ 2 votes

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5 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 large
  • 8 slice
    bread - swirl, whole wheat, oatmeal, your choice
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 tsp
    ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    natural maple syrup or your choice
  • 1/2 c
    skim or whole milk

How to Make Jonny One Eye


  1. SEPARATE some Eggs (leaving enough yokes for each serving)

    SAVE yokes individually in cracked egg shell or any place

    PLACE whites & remaining yokes with milk into short, wide bowl for soaking)

    ADD Sea salt & Fresh ground pepper
  2. CUT out circle in middle of bread. (you can use the top of a small glass, bottle cap, etc.)

    SAVE Holes for later
  3. SOAK bread until bread is full with egg. (If using thin sliced bread, careful the bread does not get too soaked. I lift to fry pan using a spatula
  4. HEAT Iron fry pan

    ADD soaked bread.

    BROWN one side

    ADD 1 yoke in hole & flip
  5. FINISH cooking to desired yoke's hardness (can flip and cook other side again)


    USE saved hole to dab at 'Johnny's eye'

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About Jonny One Eye

Course/Dish: Eggs
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtag: #Inviting

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