Say hello to your new favorite breakfast! These baked eggs in a bagel hole are easy to prepare, and everyone in your family will love them! Perfect for a lazy weekend, breakfast, or brunch.
*You can cook fewer or more bagels, just adjust the number of eggs and toppings.
Bagels: Any type will work. Use a sharp knife to cut your bagels evenly. You will want them to cook up at the same time, so it’s important to make sure they are cut in half perfectly.
Eggs: You will need an egg for each half of the bagel.
Cheese: I like Mozzarella and Feta, but any cheese of choice will work.
Toppings: (completely customizable): Chopped mushrooms, tomatoes, fresh herbs, salt, and pepper. Feel free to season however you would like.
Can I make this recipe without bagels?
If you don’t have any bagels on hand, you can use sliced bread. Simply cut a hole with a cookie cutter into your slice of bread and follow all the directions the same as you would for a bagel.
Recipe adaptation ideas:
This bagel egg in a hole recipe is excellent as is, but it’s also a concept you can customize however you like. Here are a few ideas:
- Everything (but the) bagel: Use an everything bagel as your base or sprinkle everything but the bagel seasoning over the top.
- Spice things up: Sprinkle chili flakes or drizzle Sriracha on top.
- Fat: Butter each bagel half before placing it on the baking sheet.
- To make gluten-free: Use gluten-free bagels.
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Eggs In a Bagel Hole
- 2 bagels
- 4 eggs
- 2 small tomatoes, chopped
- 4-6 mushrooms, chopped
- 3.5 oz (100 grams) Mozzarella cheese
- 2 tablespoons fresh chopped herbs like parsley and chive
- salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat the oven to 400ºF/200ºC. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place bagels on the pan inside face down.
- Carefully break an egg, separate the yolk, discard the white, and gently place it in the center of the bagel.
- Gently top the bagels with cheese and veggies.
- Bake until the eggs are partially set (5 to 8 minutes, depending on how firm you want them).
- Sprinkle the bagels with herbs and season with salt and pepper.
- Enjoy immediately.