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This Egg In a Hole Bagel recipe is an easy, savory breakfast or brunch idea. A simple egg in the middle of a bagel, fried on the stovetop in a cast-iron skillet.
Egg In a Hole Bagel
Hi Everyone, are you looking for a super, simple breakfast or brunch idea?
Try this Egg In a Hole Bagel!
It is often one of my easy, go-to breakfast recipes with only 2 required ingredients (the egg and the bagel:).
I love making it with a runny yolk but you could make it more cooked, depending on your preferences.
This is such a satisfying, yet simple breakfast to enjoy.
If you can get farm-fresh eggs to enjoy with this recipe, all the better!
I use a cookie cutter to cut out the middle of the bagel to allow the egg to sit completely in the center.
- 1 large egg
- 1 bagel, sliced in half, use a cookie cutter to make the middle of the hold larger to accommodate an egg
- unsalted butter or vegan butter substitute (like Earth Balance)
- Kosher salt, amount to taste
- Fresh ground pepper, amount to taste
- grated cheese of your choice, optional
- cast iron skillet
- cookie cutter
- plate, for serving
- chef’s knife
- cutting board
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This post was originally published on 4/5/2020 and updated and republished on 9/10/2021.
- In a large cast-iron skillet on the stovetop over low-medium heat, melt butter, when the butter is melted add the bagel half (You can toast the other half in the skillet as well or add a 2nd egg in the 2nd half)
- Crack an egg into the center of the bagel hole, cook it until cooked to your desired preference. Season with salt and pepper, amount to taste. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 818Total Fat: 47gSaturated Fat: 25gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 19gCholesterol: 461mgSodium: 1491mgCarbohydrates: 68gFiber: 3gSugar: 14gProtein: 31g
Please note that the Calculated Nutrition is an estimate at best.