Veggie-topped bagel with poached egg

veggy topped bagel
It’s fine to have an egg a day if you have diabetes as they are a good source of protein. However, if you have raised cholesterol it may be better to limit them to 4 per week.
Poaching and scrambling are better than fried.

Carbohydrate: remember to count the total carbohydrate on the nutrition information table opposite, not just the of ‘which is sugars’ amount.

Ingredients – Serves 2 Adults

  • 2 bagels (you can try different types of breads)
  • 1 jar basil pestoveggytoppedbagel-nut-table
  • 1 large tomato (beef tomatoes if you can get them)
  • ¼ aubergine
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Slice the tomato and aubergine into slices ½ inch thick. 
  • You want 1-2 slices of tomato and 1-2 slices of aubergine per bagel.
  • Brush the slices with a little of olive oil, put them on a baking tray and roast them in the oven at 200 oC for 5 minutes, turning once.
  • Put the 2 eggs on to poach.
  • Spread the bagels with about 1 dessertspoon of basil pesto each.
  • Toast them under the grill until the edges start to brown.
  • Top the bagels with slices of aubergine and tomato and sit an egg on top. Enjoy!

Source: Safefood