Spoonful Eats – Eggs in Rolls

Looking for a delicious and hands-on breakfast idea? Try this classic egg recipe for your next brunch or breakfast gathering!

Eggs in Rolls

Serves 4
Recipe by Tara Bench
Total Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Active Cooking Time: 25 minutes

  • 4 French bread rolls
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup fillings (such as tomato, cheese, cooked sausage, potatoes, onions, mushrooms, spinach, ham and spinach) (COOK’S NOTE: Add anything to these rolls you would put in an omelet. We suggest limiting yourself to three of your favorite ingredients.)
  • 4 eggs

Ready medium-hot coals and prepare fillings for rolls.

Slice rounded tops off rolls. Hollow out rolls leaving ¼-inch-thick wall, and brush inside with butter.

Place rolls on squares of doubled foil. Fill each with a few tablespoons of filling, then crack egg over each. Season eggs with salt and pepper, top with roll tops and wrap in foil.

Nestle in coals and leave until cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes.

Find more delicious recipes from James in the article “The Great Escape” in our Spoonful Magazine summer issue: Dog Days! Photos by James Ransom, styled by Tara Bench.

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