Sausage & Poached Egg Yolk with Basil & Feta

Try this easy and delicious dish for breakfast or brunch!

Feta isn’t just for topping – it melts nicely in the pan and helps everything stick together.

You can use any ground meat you like – I used pork sausage, but try ground turkey or even beef if that’s what you have.

Fresh basil and a runny poached egg leave only one element left – what to put it on?

Try a multigrain or french baguette, sliced in half and toasted with a little butter. Udi’s Millet-Chia bread is a delicious gluten free option. So good!

Sausage & Poached Egg Yolk with Basil & Feta

  • 1/2 small green bell pepper, sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup ground sausage
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta
  • 4-5 fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • crusty bread, toasted with butter
  • 2 eggs, yolks separated from whites
  • pepper to taste

Heat the butter in a small skillet. Add green pepper, onion, and sausage. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until meat is cooked through and the vegetables are soft. Stir in feta.

Place toasted bread on 2 plates and divide the meat and vegetable mixture evenly between them.

Boil 2 quarts water. Carefully drop one yolk at a time into the water, waiting 30 seconds before adding the second yolk so they don’t stick together. Boil 1 minute, and remove with a slotted spoon. Place on top of meat and sprinkle with basil leaves and a little freshly ground pepper.

Add hot sauce if you like! Enjoy!


Bubble Toast

Bubble toast. This is the garlic bread of my childhood.

There used to be a restaurant we’d go to that served this bread, but it’s long since closed.  They called it Bubble Toast.  My mom sought to replicate it at home.

It’s so simple, yet so good.  A delicious variation on classic garlic bread!

The sour cream is unexpected, but it’s like the sauce on a pizza.  It just has to be there.

Use any cheese you like – cheddar, colby jack, even provolone.  But make sure you use a thick, crusty bread, or it will never get toasty – it’ll just be soggy.

Bubble Toast!  Yum!

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Bubble Toast

Servings vary.

  • crusty bread, such as Cuban or French
  • shredded cheese of your choice (cheddar, colby jack, etc)
  • sour cream
  • garlic powder

Cut the bread loaf in half lengthwise and spread a layer of cream cheese on it.  About as much as you’d put cream cheese on your bagel.

Sprinkle with a little garlic powder to taste.  Top with shredded cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees until the cheese is melted (about 10 minutes), then use the broil function to brown the cheese.  Dive in immediately!

Enjoy!