Fried egg Florentine toastie

Fried egg Florentine toastie

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 1

A fantastic toastie that makes a great breakfast or brunch treat - no need to bother with Hollandaise sauce 

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal480
  • fat34g
  • saturates12g
  • carbs22g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein20g
  • salt1.3g
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Ingredients

  • 2 slices of white bread
  • knob of butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 25g cheddar, grated
    Cheddar

    Cheddar

    Ched-ah

    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

  • small handful baby spinach
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 medium egg
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • sriracha hot sauce, to serve
  • extra spinach or watercress, to serve
    Spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

Method

  1. Remove the centre of both slices of bread with the rim of a drinking glass or a cookie cutter. Spread each slice with a little butter and top both with the cheddar and torn spinach leaves – pack as much cheese and spinach on as you can. Heat a large non-stick pan over a medium heat and drizzle in the oil.

  2. Once the pan is hot, sandwich the bread together. Using a fish slice, place in the pan and press down to brown. Cook for 4-5 mins on a medium heat until the cheese begins to melt.

  3. Flip the sandwich over and crack the egg into the hole in the middle. Cover the pan with a lid to cook the egg through for 3-4 mins. Transfer to a plate, drizzle over some sriracha and serve with spinach or watercress on the side.

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Comments (1)

leabamalloga's picture
3.75

Really tasty - quick and easy

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