Baguette Slice Egg-in-a-Hole

Low on groceries and/or time, but have the end of a baguette lying around? That was me this week – so I experimented with this egg-in-a-hole variation. So simple, and so quick. The next time you have a baguette, try it, and tag me or send me a pic to be featured in the newly announced Yolk Lover’s Guide!

Ingredients:

  • 2 slices of a baguette, about 3/4 inch thick each
  • 2 eggs
  • Olive oil spray or butter
  • Seasoning as desired

Estim. Prep & Cooking Time: 10-15 mins.

Steps:

  • Cut 2 slices from your baguette, about 3/4 inch thick each.
  • Poke a hole in each baguette slice and remove the soft part of the bread from each, creating a wider hole for the eggs. It’s okay if the crust breaks, but try to avoid it.
  • Spray a medium-sized frying pan with olive oil, or melt some butter in it.
  • Place both baguette slices in the pan. If either of them broke, push it together so that they both form closed circles.
  • Crack an egg into each baguette slice hole, and season as desired. I like to use a Tuscan spice mix or salt and pepper.
  • Heat on medium for a few minutes, until the egg whites cook through, but the yolk is still jiggly and runny. I cover the pan with a lid to speed up the process, but check the yolks periodically to make sure they don’t overcook.
  • Once eggs are cooked to your desired firmness, use a spatula to remove the baguette slices from heat.
  • Admire your work, take a pic, tag me, and enjoy!

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