Eggs in a peg

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 slices Bread
2 tablespoons Butter
4 Eggs
2 slices American cheese -- cut in strips -- optional
Salt -- pepper

Cut round, silver-dollar-size hole in each bread slice. Melt butter in skillet. Brown bread on each side lightly. Break 1 egg into center of each piece of bread and fry gently, covered.

When eggs are partially cooked, place strip of cheese over them. Eggs may be placed in 350 degree oven 1 to 2 minutes until cheese melts.

When cheese is melted slightly, season to taste with salt and pepper.

Each serving contains about: 193 calories; 322 mg sodium; 229 mg cholesterol; 12 grams fat; 13 grams carbohydrates; 8 grams protein; 0.05 gram fiber.

Presented by: Rose Dosti, L.A. Times Culinary SOS column, 12/1/94, page H24.

These are also popularly known as: "Toad In a Hole".

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From: Dan Klepach Date: 06-16-95 (159) Fido: Cooking

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