The perfect soft-boiled egg and soldiers

  • Preparation time:
  • 5 min
  • Plus time:
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • Makes:
  • 4 Servings

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The perfect soft-boiled egg and soldiers
How to make the perfect soft-boiled egg and soldiers.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • 3-4 cups water
  • 4 slices whole grain bread
  • butter , for bread
  • salt , to taste
  • black pepper , to taste
  • ground nutmeg , to taste

Directions

  • Bring 4 eggs to room temperature by submerging in warm tap water for 2 to 3 min.
  • Pour 3 to 4 cups water (enough to cover the eggs by ½ in.) into a small saucepan and set over high heat. When the water begins to boil, lower in each egg, using a spoon.
  • When the water comes back to a boil, set a timer for 5½ min. Meanwhile, toast 4 slices of whole grain bread; butter and cut into strips.
  • When timer rings, remove eggs, rinse under cold water for 30 sec. Place in egg cups. Using a spoon, gently tap the top of each egg and remove. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and a little nutmeg. Serve with toast strips for dipping.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 184
  • Protein
  • 10 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17 g
  • Fat
  • 10 g
  • Fibre
  • 3 g
  • Sodium
  • 409 mg
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