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Soft-Boiled Egg

A soft-boiled egg goes well with steamed spinach on toast, steamed asparagus, or sliced ham on a toasted English muffin.

  • servings: 1


  • Water
  • 1 large egg


  1. Step 1

    In a medium-size saucepan, bring 3 inches water to a boil. Add egg, cover, and remove pan from heat. Let stand 5 to 6 minutes. To serve, crack one end of egg and peel off some shell, then scoop out egg with a spoon.

Everyday Food, June 2009