Egg‐in‐a‐Hole with Salsa and Feta Cheese

Fun to say and fun to eat, this egg dish can be served for breakfast, lunch or even a quick dinner.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 230 kcal


  • 4 bread slices
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • Pinch each salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ½ cup medium salsa
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese


  • Using 3‐inch (8 cm) round cutter, cut out circle from centre of each bread slice; reserve centres.
  • In large, nonstick skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat; cook bread slices until lightly toasted, approximately 1 to 2 minutes. Flip and crack 1 egg into hole of each bread slice.
  • Season eggs with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until whites are set and yolks are cooked to desired doneness, approximately 2 to 4 minutes. Transfer to plates.
  • Toast reserved bread pieces for 1 minute per side or until golden brown. Top eggs with salsa and feta cheese. Serve with toasted bread rounds.


  • Substitute feta cheese with goat cheese.
  • Try preparing this recipe with whole wheat, white or egg bread.
Nutrition Facts (per ¼ recipe)
  • Calories 230
  • Fat 17 g
  • Saturated Fat 9 g
  • Trans Fat 0.4 g
  • Sodium 720 mg
  • Carbohydrate 22 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Protein 10 g