Egg in a Boat

Egg in a Boat


"Over-easy eggs, and toast all in one! I like to use the hole cut out of the center for dipping into the egg yolk!"


servings 189 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11.6 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 13g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 8.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 201 mg
  • 67%
  • Sodium:
  • 281 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Butter both sides of bread. Cut a circular hole in the center of the slice of bread, about 2 1/2 inches in diameter.
  2. Heat a frying pan or griddle on medium-high heat. When the frying pan is hot, place the bread into the pan and let it brown for one minute. Flip the toast over and let the other side brown for one minute.
  3. Break the egg into the hole in the bread. Cook for 2 minutes, or until the egg is cooked to the consistency you prefer.
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  1. 360 Ratings


These are just fun. My suggestions: add the egg just after you flip the bread to toast the second side - also lower the heat and increase the cooking time so your egg cooks more thoroughly and y...

When I saw this recipe I thought omg this is like the eggy in the basket from V for Vendetta and the recipe looked so simple I had to try it. I just finished eating this and man this was a good ...

This is one of my standard breakfast dishes! My husband asks for it on all the special occasions he gets breakfast in bed and I make it for his entire family when we go up to the cabin for deer ...

we called them "name toast," because my goofy mom had letter shaped cookie cutters, and you could get the toasts in your initials (or your whole name if you were really hungry)! we make tons of ...

The pan has to be hot or the egg will creep out from under the bread -- it will still taste fine, but the presentation just won't be the same. I used to love this one as a kid. We called it a ...

I love these. I call em eggs in a basket. Eat them all the time. Sometimes I put cheese on them.

We called them Gas House Eggs when I was growing up. I still make them. Only thing different, is that I do TURN IT OVER - carefully - after I let the egg cook on the underside, in the hole, a b...

Made these for years. We and the English call them Toad in a Hole.

As others have said this is a great, fun, simple recipe. Goes great with a traditional breakfast with bacon or sausage on the side. Good for a little change of pace at the table.