Dippy egg with cheesy pancetta soldiers

Dippy egg with cheesy pancetta soldiers

Upgrade the classic dippy egg by serving it with cheesy pancetta soldiers. This weekend breakfast takes the boiled egg up a notch and is well worth a little extra prep time.

Dippy egg with cheesy pancetta soldiers

Next time: Try avocado on rye with a crispy-edged fried egg.

  • Serves icon Serves 1
  • Time icon Hands-on time 15 min . Oven time 4 min

Upgrade the classic dippy egg by serving it with cheesy pancetta soldiers. This weekend breakfast takes the boiled egg up a notch and is well worth a little extra prep time.

Next time: Try avocado on rye with a crispy-edged fried egg.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
646kcals
Fat
52g (26g saturated)
Protein
27g
Carbohydrates
17g (2.1g sugars)
Fibre
1g
Salt
2.8g

Ingredients

  • 1 slice of bread
  • Butter (to spread)
  • 1/2 tsp Marmite
  • 20g grated comté
  • 1 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 1/4 tsp dijon mustard
  • 5 slices pancetta
  • 1 medium free-range egg
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Method

  1. Toast the slice of bread, then spread with butter and Marmite. In a bowl, mix together the grated comté, crème fraîche and mustard, then spread this evenly across the toast. Cut into 5 soldiers. Wrap each piece in a thin slice of pancetta. Heat the grill to medium-high, then half-fill a small pan with water and bring to the boil. Gently lower the egg into the water with a slotted spoon. As soon as the water comes back to the boil, set the timer for 4 minutes for a soft-boiled egg with a runny yolk.
  2. Meanwhile, put the soldiers under the grill for about 4 minutes until sizzling and crisp. Serve the egg in an egg cup with the soldiers for dipping.

Nutrition

Calories
646kcals
Fat
52g (26g saturated)
Protein
27g
Carbohydrates
17g (2.1g sugars)
Fibre
1g
Salt
2.8g

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Recipe By

Emily Gussin

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