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Soft-Boiled Egg with Soldiers

Posted: 3 January 2019

Makes 1 - (Each serving contains approx 270 kcal)

Soft-Boiled Egg with Soldiers
The Ingredients

2 eggs

1 slice wholemeal bread

1 teaspoon butter (5g)

salt (optional) and freshly ground black pepper

The Method

Bring a saucepan of water to the boil over a medium heat. Gently lower in the eggs into the water and cook for 6 minutes.


Meanwhile, toast the bread and spread with the butter, then cut into soldiers.


Carefully lift the eggs out with a spoon or tongs if you have one and put into eggcups. Crack off the tops and season lightly with a little salt (optional) and pepper to taste. Put on a plate with the toast soldiers alongside to serve.

*Suitable for vegetarians.