egg in a bagel hole

Egg in a Bagel Hole for an Epic Breakfast Sandwich

Why eat your fried egg on a bagel when you can have an egg in your bagel?

Why eat your fried egg on a bagel when you can have an egg in your bagel? The geography of a bagel, after all, is perfectly-suited for an egg-in-the-hole, unlike toast, which requires you to awkwardly cut a circle out of it. Not to mention that a bagel already offers so much more than toast — seeds and dried onion, and a soft, yeasty crumb — and of course, it’s empty center.

The instructions are pretty simple: simply slice the bagel in half, cut the hole a little larger if you want, and place the bagel flat side down on a well-buttered pan. Then, crack an egg, swiftly slide it into the center of the bagel, and cover for a few minutes to cook.

Jerusalem bagel!!! You can pick one in the heart of streets vendors in Jerusalem or at little roadside kiosks in the Galil passed down from father to son for generations. It's also one of my favorite things to eat when I go home and as a kid growing up in Israel. Bringing it to Tatte was a dream (try to produce it to 6 locations!). After 5 rounds of home testing and tasting to get to that perfect recipe, the perfect texture and flavor it is finally going into our bread production and would be a delicious addition to our Brunch menu coming w/our new spring menu, March 28th! I can't wait for you all to try it and let me know what you think! 👊🏻pictured: my last test this morning- egg in a hole w/tomato + schug sauce, zaatar and parsley! this dish and one more version coming March 28th #tattebakery #bringit #thebakefeed #brunch #buzzfeast #f52grams #doingit #followyourfooddreams #food #doitright #beautifulcuisines #ilovemyjob #egginahole

A post shared by Tzurit Or (@tattebakery) on

The recipe that started it all is the Egg in a Bagel Hole, which was posted by Ali Slagle on Food 52. The ones below offer tantalizing visuals (yolk porn is a thing) and a few avocado variations. I don’t know about you, but I’m suddenly becoming a morning person just thinking about it.

Egg in Bagel Hole, from Food 52
Bagel in a Hole with Smashed Avocado, from Well Plated
Egg in a Bagel Hole, from The Daily Meal
Egg in a Hole Breakfast Sandwich from Salty Canary (omit bacon)

Top photo from @average.jen on Instagram

Keep on Noshing

This Vegan Lox Tastes Just Like the Real Thing

Totally vegan and totally delicious!

Wise Sons’ Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe

An easy, satisfying weeknight meal.

Green Shakshuka With Feta Recipe

This might be even better than the original.