Grandpa's eggs

Someone who uses our plans made this and posted a picture in our community group, saying it was something her Grandpa used to make. Being an egg-lover I was immediately enraptured and set off that second to the kitchen to make it. So simple and so lovely, and so sort of reminiscent of being a child, eating runny eggs and buttery bread! When I posted it on social media lots of people said their grandpa used to make this too! It seems to come under a lot of different recipe titles though. Anyway, it’s heaven. I have to admit that I gave it a modern twist by adding fresh herbs and olive oil, which  think took it to even greater heights, but feel free to keep it Grandpa-style! I hope you love it. A tribute to Alexandra’s Grandpa.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 3.5 mins
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 2 free range organic eggs
  • 1-2 slices of buttered sourdough
  • Drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
  • A few leaves of fresh basil
  • Sprinkle of sea salt flakes
  • Sprinkle of coarse ground black pepper

Instructions

Soft boil the eggs, peel and chop them in a bowl.

Cut the buttered bread into small chunks and combine with the soft eggs (you could stop here and not do the rest of you want to be truly trad!), salt and basil.

Serve sprinkled with the black pepper (only a tiny bit) and drizzled with olive oil.

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Nutrition Info

Eggs

Eggs are little packages of nutrition. They provide vitamin A, vitamin D, all the B vitamins, folic acid, and are a rich source of selenium (for thyroid function) and iodine as well as many other minerals. They are an excellent source of choline which helps our cells and nerves to signal, as well as with healthy construction of the cell walls.

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