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An Egg-cellent Burger

Contributed by: News Canada

Healthy learning in the kitchen (NC) - Parents and kids can stir up some fun together in the kitchen with this easy, healthy recipe, courtesy of the Egg Farmers of Ontario. Need a quick breakfast, lunch or dinner? Give these egg burgers a crack.

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What you will need:


  • 1 tsp (5 mL) butter or margarine
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 slice processed cheese
  • 1 whole wheat hamburger bun


In skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Break egg into skillet. With spatula, break yolk and mix a bit with the white. Season with salt and pepper. When egg is set, turn and cook briefly on the second side.

Place cheese slice on a warmed or toasted bun. Top with cooked egg and close bun. If desired, add cooked mushrooms, red or green peppers, sliced tomatoes or crisp bacon to zest up your burger.

Serving Size: Makes 1 Serving

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