Soft-Boiled Eggs & Soldiers

Soft-Boiled Eggs & Soldiers

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From the EatingWell Kitchen

Soft-boiled eggs with toast soldiers are a classic English breakfast. Simply cut toast into strips and serve with dippy eggs for a fun, kid-friendly breakfast recipe.

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  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 pieces whole-wheat bread, toasted
  • Salt
  • Ground pepper


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  1. Place eggs in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Remove from heat and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes for soft-set yolks.
  2. Cut toast into strips.
  3. Transfer the eggs to egg cups or a bowl. Tap the top of each egg with a spoon to crack the upper part of the shell and remove. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with the toast "soldiers."

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 eggs & 2 pieces of toast
  • Per serving: 284 calories; 11 g fat(4 g sat); 3 g fiber; 25 g carbohydrates; 20 g protein; 71 mcg folate; 372 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 2 g added sugars; 542 IU vitamin A; 0 mg vitamin C; 147 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 542 mg sodium; 282 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ starch, 2 medium-fat protein

Reviews 1

August 18, 2018
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By: Jane
Orowheat bread, or any other supermarket bread is NOT soy-free. They all have soy flour, soy oil, or both, to keep them soft on the shelf for days. Also, this is much tastier with white toast not overwhelming the flavor of the egg.
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