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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Servings: 1

Mexican-Style Egg in the Hole Bagel

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Satisfy your hunger with this Mexican-Style Egg in the Hole Bagel. This delicious breakfast dish is prepared with a Dempster’s® 100% Whole Wheat Bagel and topped with crumbled queso fresco cheese. Serve it with salsa and avocado for a fulfilling meal that's full of flavour.

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  • 1 Dempster's® 100% Whole Wheat Bagel, halved
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) butter
  • 2 eggs
  • Pinch each salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely crumbled queso fresco (Mexican fresh cheese)
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato salsa
  • ¼ ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced


  1. Using 2-inch (5 cm) cookie cutter, cut out middle of bagel to make hole larger.
  2. In large nonstick skillet, heat oil and butter over medium heat; cook bagel slices, cut side down, for 2 minutes or until bottoms are toasted.
  3. Crack egg into hole of each bagel half.
  4. Season eggs with salt and pepper; cover and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until eggs are set to desired doneness.
  5. Top with queso fresco.
  6. Serve with salsa and avocado.

Replace queso fresco with crumbled feta or goat cheese if desired.