Eggs Croque Madame with kale- anti-cancer recipes- cook for your life
Egg in a Hole with Kale
Servings: 4
Prep time: 15

Eggs Croque Madame with kale is a perfect breakfast with an egg in a hole in one – literally! It combines healthy wholesome multigrain bread and delicious, nutritious kale with eggs, one of the most complete foods on the planet.It’s a hearty, easy way to start the day and is a real crowd pleaser. It tastes delicious and looks amazing.


  1. In a small sauté pan heat oil. Add shallot and red pepper to the pan. Cook until soft, about 2 minutes then add kale. Cook for another minute until the kale is wilted. Remove from pan and set aside.
  2. Heat a small non-stick pan and spray with cooking spray. Place slice of bread in the middle of the pan. Place ¼ cup of the vegetables in the hole and arrange them so they come up the sides and are in an even layer on the bottom. Place egg over top of the vegetables. Cook until the egg is set and flip or cover with a lid and cook sunny side up. Season with salt and pepper and serve.


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 shallot, small dice
  • ½ cup red pepper, small dice
  • 1 cup kale, shredded
  • 4 slices multigrain bread, (middle cut out with a medium cookie cutter)
  • 4 whole eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Information


185 cals


12 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

6 g


13 g


2 g


6 g


7 g


211 mg

*per serving

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Ann's Tips and Tricks

If cooking sunny side up, toast the top side of the bread beforehand. I keep butter wrappers in my freezer to use instead of spray to lightly oil my pans.




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