Perfect soft-boiled eggs with tomato soldiers

12

PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

6 Servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 5 minutes
Perfect soft-boiled eggs with tomato soldiers

Perfect soft-boiled eggs with tomato soldiers.
Photo, John Cullen.


Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 large heirloom tomato
  • 3 slices of bread
  • butter
  • Course salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

Instructions

  • Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil, then turn off heat and cover with lid. Let stand 3 min.
  • Meanwhile, slice tomato very thinly. Toast bread, spread with butter and layer tomato slices on top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, then cut each piece of toast into 4 strips (soldiers).
  • Remove eggs from water and place into egg cups. Slice off tops with a knife, and serve each soft-boiled egg immediately with toast soldiers for dipping.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 141,
  • Protein
  • 8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10 g,
  • Fat
  • 8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 163 mg.