Boiled Egg With Cheese Soldiers: A Breakfast Recipe with a Twist

Published Wednesday, Jan 8 2014, 09:47 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Forget the January blues - this is sunshine on a plate! These deliciously simple Boiled Egg with Cheese Soldiers recipe is a delightful twist on a classic breakfast recipe.

Serving up these sunny-looking eggs and cheesy soldiers will brighten up any morning and provide you with a great source of protein, calcium, vitamin A and vitamin E.

Boiled eggs cheese soldiers

© Farmhouse Breakfast Week


  • 2 large eggs
  • 25g hard cheese e.g. Red Leicester, grated
  • 1 tbsp low fat mayonnaise
  • ½ punnet cress
  • 2 slices wholemeal farmhouse bread, toasted


1 Place the eggs in a small saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 3 minutes for soft centres.

2 Meanwhile, mix the cheese, mayonnaise and cress, reserving a little to sprinkle over. Spread over the toast and cut into soldiers.

3 Serve with the boiled eggs.

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

3-4 minutes

Nutrition Information

Serves 2

Cook's Tip Try scooping out the egg and spreading it on top of the cheese for a quick sandwich.

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