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 min
Cook Time:
10 min


  • 4 bread slices
  • 2 tbsp ( 30 mL ) butter
  • 1 tbsp ( 15 mL ) olive oil
  • 4 eggs
  • Pinch each salt and freshly ground pepper
  • ½ cup ( 125 mL ) medium salsa
  • ¼ cup ( 60 mL ) crumbled feta cheese


  1. Using 3-inch (8 cm) round cutter, cut out circle from centre of each bread slice; reserve centres.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.