Greenback Egg in a Hole

By Ingrid Gangestad
Spinach adds a new twist to this breakfast favorite. Pierce yolk with fork before flipping for a harder cooked egg.
  • Course: Breakfast


  • Butter
  • cherry tomato
  • Egg
  • Fresh spinach
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • white or wheat bread


  1. Butter each side of bread with 1 teaspoon butter. With 3-inch biscuit cutter, cut hole in center of bread
  2. Melt remaining 1 teaspoon butter in 8-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Sauté spinach in butter 30 seconds or just until wilted. Push spinach to edge of skillet.
  3. Place bread and circle in skillet. Crack egg into hole. Cook over low heat 2 to 3 minutes until egg sets on bottom
  4. Remove from skillet to plate, spinach side up. Garnish with tomato slices.