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Egg in the Basket

Start your kids’ morning off with healthy protein and hearty whole grain toast with a fast, fun Egg in a Basket.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Egg in the Basket
Servings: 4 1 egg, 1 slice of bread
Calories: 178kcal


  • 4 slice bread, whole wheat
  • 4 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon butter, unsalted


  • Using a drinking glass, cut a hole out of the center of the bread slices.
  • Place the butter in a large skillet and heat over medium until the butter begins to foam. Place bread slices into skillet, however many will fit. Break open an egg into each hole in the slices. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until the egg whites have fully set.
  • Carefully remove from skillet with a large spatula. Continue until all have been cooked. Cook the remaining bread circles in hot skillet to toast up and use for dipping.


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 194mg | Sodium: 239mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g