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Smashed Eggs {Soft-Boiled Eggs over Toast}

10 Mins
Butter Bread
Made With
Butter Bread


4 Large Eggs

4 Slices Martin’s Old-Fashioned Real Butter Bread

2 Tablespoons Butter, room temperature

Salt and Pepper, to taste

Fresh Herbs, such as dill, chives, or chervil (optional)

Serves: 2


Step 1

Bring a pot of water to a boil.

Step 2

Carefully add eggs to boiling water and boil for 4-5 minutes. (This is for soft-boiled eggs; add more time if you desire “harder” eggs.)


Step 3

Transfer boiled eggs to a bowl of ice water to stop from cooking.

Step 4

Meanwhile, toast the bread; spread with softened butter.

Step 5

Peel the eggs, being careful not to break them open.

Step 6

Top each buttered toast with one soft-boiled egg. Use a butter knife to break them up and “smash” them around the toast slice. The yolk should be fairly runny.

Step 7

Finish off the smashed toasts with a dash of salt and pepper, along with chopped fresh herbs, if desired. Enjoy!