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Egg-in-a-Hole | Quick Egg Breakfast

 Egg-in-a-Hole or Egg Toast is a quick vegetarian breakfast and brunch recipe.  This is the perfect vegetarian breakfast for a sunny Sunday morning! 

First of all, this egg-in-a-hole recipe was made by COSTIN and not me! There, I said it, Costin! 😀 But, how did this happen? Well, a couple of days ago I was browsing Pinterest for some food inspiration and Costin was standing by my side, working. Suddenly, he sees this egg-in-a-hole recipe and with a sweet voice he tells me “I’ll make this recipe for breakfast tomorrow, BUT…will you tell your readers that I’ve made it?”. “Of course!” I replied enthusiastically.

For your better understanding, usually, as soon as I open my eyes [he always wakes up before me] I hear him whispering in my ear “Mmm… I’d love to eat your delicious scrambled eggs with cheese recipe…wouldn’t you?”.  It’s like he’s trying to hypnotize me or something. Anyway, he usually succeeds.

Well, last Sunday I was spoiled. It wasn’t the first time he did such a nice gesture, of course! [I had to say this too or else he won’t stop nagging me :D] He does this from time to time…ehem..RARELY!

This egg-in-a-hole recipe was fantastic! It’s a super simple recipe. Actually, it doesn’t even need any directions, I think it’s easy to figure out how to do it from the photos.

Black cat sniffing food

Pisulina just kept on sniffing while I was taking the photos. She didn’t get anything! HA! …I was too hungry! 😀

Egg-in-a-Hole breakfast recipe

Yield: 2 servings


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Egg-in-a-Hole or Egg Toast is a quick vegetarian breakfast and brunch recipe. This is the perfect vegetarian breakfast for a sunny Sunday morning!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 2 large slices of whole grain bread
  • 2 eggs
  • just a little bit of olive oil
  • 2 Tbsps chopped parsley
  • salt and ground pepper, to taste


  1. Place the bread slices in the heated oven for 2 minutes. Alternatively, you can use the toaster, of course.
  2. Grease a non-stick skillet with some olive oil.
  3. Make holes in the two slices of bread.
  4. Put the bread slices of bread in the skillet.
  5. Crack eggs and put them in the holes.
  6. Cover with a transaprent lid and let them cook until ready, 2-3 minutes.
  7. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information



Amount Per Serving Calories 176Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 186mgSodium 437mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 9g

I strive to keep the information as accurate as possible but make no warranties regarding its accuracy. I encourage you to make your own calculations using your preferred nutrition calculator.

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Egg-in-a-Hole Egg Toast Breakfast recipe

Donna Allgood

Wednesday 18th of April 2018

Have known this recipe for 30+ years! We call it when I jacks, or toad in the hole . Sometime try with a leftover baked potato, making it into twice baked add any ingredients to the warmed up potato in the microwave then make a well in the center and drop an egg in, bake in the oven to preference hardness! Very good


Tuesday 1st of May 2018

Hehe, toad in the hole, didn't know this! :D Gread idea with the leftover baked potato! Will give it a try! :D

Maria Daniels

Sunday 14th of June 2015

We have called this "Golden Eye" for years or "Egg in A Basket".


Tuesday 16th of June 2015

Didn't know this! Thanks, Maria! :)

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