Eggs Over Easy

  • Prep Time 2 min
  • Total Time 6
  • Cook Time 4 min
  • Serves: 2


  • 1 tbsp butter or olive oil 15 mL
  • 4 eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Step 1

    Add butter or oil to a large non-stick or cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat; swirl around until butter melts and begins to bubble.

  • Step 2

    Crack one egg into a dish, then gently slide egg into pan (try not to break the yolk); repeat with remaining eggs. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Step 3

    Fry until edges of egg whites begin to turn golden and lacy, about 3 minutes. Using a flat spatula, lift each egg and gently turn it over to cook the other side. (Again, try not to break the yolk, unless you prefer a hard yolk.)

  • Step 4

    Fry the second side for about 30 seconds for a runny yolk, 1 minute for a hard yolk.

  • Step 5

    Using a flat spatula, lift out eggs and transfer to plate; serve with toast.


To make an easy BLTE, sandwich bacon, lettuce, tomato and an over-easy egg between two pieces of buttered toast.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):
  • Calories 200
  • Fat 16 g
  • Saturated Fat 7 g
  • Carbs 1 g
  • Protein 12 g
  • Cholesterol 385 mg
  • Sodium 460 mg