Egg In A Nest - Lets Cook With Kids

Posted on May 16, 2018

Egg in a Nest

Egg in a Nest is tasty, easy recipe for kids to help with! Use your WIC eggs and whole wheat bread purchases to make it!

Bold, green text = Kids can help


  • cooking spray
  • 1 slice whole wheat bread
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Coat a skillet with cooking spray.
  2. Spread butter on both sides of bread.
  3. Cut out a hole in the center using a glass or cookie cutter.
  4. Place bread in a skillet over medium heat.
  5. Crack the egg into the hole.
  6. Cook over medium-low heat until egg begins to bubble.
  7. Flip bread over and cook until egg is completely done.
  8. Salt and pepper to taste.

Did you know? ... It is important to completely cook the egg yolk for kids since some eggs may be contaminated with salmonella.  


NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION ( per serving ) CALORIES 183; FAT 9.7g; PROTEIN 10g; CARB 15g; FIBER 2g;CALCIUM 21mg; IRON 1mg; VITAMIN A (RE) 153mcg; VITAMIN C 0mg; FOLATE 0mcg

This recipe is can be found in the 4th cookbook, "Let's Cook with Kids, Vamos a Cocinar con los Niños" created by Northeast Valley Health Corporation WIC Program. The digital version can be found online The digital version can be found online here.