Egg in a Hole


Egg in the hole makes a delicious breakfast! A runny yolk egg cooked in the center of a piece of toast and eaten with a fork is a great way to enjoy an egg in a slightly different way. My kids feel fancy when eating these.

close up view of Egg in a Hole, an english muffin and bacon on a plate
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins


  • 1 ½ teaspoons bacon grease

  • 1 slice bread

  • 1 egg

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Melt bacon grease in a nonstick pan over low heat.

  2. Cut a 2-inch hole in the center of bread slice; place in the hot skillet and cook until lightly toasted, about 2 minutes. Flip bread and crack egg into the hole; season with salt and pepper. Continue to cook until egg is cooked and mostly firm; flip again and cook 1 minute more. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

231 Calories
16g Fat
13g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 231
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 208mg 69%
Sodium 285mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 99mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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