This is how to eat an egg

How do you like your eggs?

How do you like your eggs?

How do you like your eggs? Sunny side up? Over hard? Over easy? Scrambled? Poached?

I like my yolks runny, so my eggs must be over easy or poached. On occasion, I (may) settle for scrambled. Runny eggs are awesome because you can smear the yolk all over the rest of your meal. It’s the best part. (Have I grossed any of you “over hard” people out yet?)

It seems like, when it comes to eggs, people know what they want. In my restaurant days, I dreaded working the breakfast/brunch shift. And it was because of the damn eggs! People sent eggs back like it’s their right – I’m guilty too. Just a few weeks ago I ordered poached eggs on toast and those eggs came out cooked through… so back they went.

All that to say, this quick egg meal may not be for everyone. But, for those of you who like runny yolks, you’re going to love this one. It is the best open egg sandwich ever! I have been eating it on repeat for the past two weeks. It has made multiple breakfast and lunch appearances, and even one dinner. I adjust the amount of turkey and/or eggs based on how hungry I am. Served with the side of greens and fruit, this meal is so satisfying and well balanced. Really, this is how to eat an egg…

This is how to eat an egg

This is how to eat an egg

Recipe: How To Eat An Egg

Ingredients:

  • one or two eggs (organic, of course) depending on how hungry you are
  • two slices of smoked turkey breast (check out this Organic Smoked Turkey from Applegate)
  • one slice of ezekiel bread
  • 1/4 avocado
  • mixed greens
  • olive oil

Process:

  1. warm a pan over medium heat
  2. spray with olive oil spray or add olive oil to the pan
  3. brown the turkey slices for a few minutes
  4. cook the egg(s) based on your preference
  5. toast the bread
  6. spread smashed avocado on the toast and top with salt & pepper
  7. lay the turkey on the avocado
  8. place the egg on top of the turkey
  9. toss the mixed greens in small drizzle of olive oil
  10. serve the egg/toast with the mixed greens and a side of fruit

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    thedancingrunner
    06/23/2014 at 7:03 am

    Yum! I like mine hard boiled…I know that makes me like, 60 years old. Poached are good but I never make them right! Teach me how to make a good one!!

    • Reply
      hellodaynatalie
      06/23/2014 at 3:13 pm

      I have trouble poaching an egg too! I need to learn how to nail it.

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