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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.


Recipe Summary

10 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • Cut toast into strips.

  • 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 Facts

2 eggs & 2 pieces of toast
285 calories; protein 19.5g; carbohydrates 24.7g; dietary fiber 3.4g; sugars 2.8g; fat 11.5g; saturated fat 3.5g; cholesterol 372mg; vitamin a iu 542.5IU; folate 70.5mcg; calcium 146.9mg; iron 3.2mg; magnesium 54.3mg; potassium 282.2mg; sodium 542.2mg; thiamin 0.3mg; added sugar 2g.

1 1/2 starch, 2 medium-fat protein