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Soft-Boiled Eggs & Soldiers

  • 10 m
  • 10 m
EatingWell Test 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.”


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


  • 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."
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