For a quick but nutritious breakfast recipe, try these egg-filled bread slices. Sprinkled with cheese and served with salsa, they have the Mexican flavors kids love to eat.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
6 mins per batch
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut about 1 inch off ends or sides of bread. Cut six 1-inch-thick slices from center. Cut large oval out of middle of each slice, leaving about 1/2-inch border. (Use centers and ends of bread for croutons or crumbs.)

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  • Spread both sides of each slice with 1 teaspoon butter. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until water drop sizzles when dropped on skillet. Place 3 bread slices in skillet; crack 1 egg into hole of each slice; cook 3 minutes. With spatula, flip bread over with eggs. Sprinkle each with pinch salt, pinch pepper and about 2 tablespoons cheese. Cover skillet; cook 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and egg is cooked. Remove to platter; keep warm.

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  • Repeat with remaining ingredients. Serve with salsa, and avocado, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

435 calories; total fat 21g; saturated fat 11g; cholesterol 250mg; sodium 1137mg; carbohydrates 43g; fiber 3g; protein 18g.

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