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over medium eggs

Over Medium Eggs

Perfect every time by following these simple steps!

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 eggs 1x



2 large eggs

Generous pinch of kosher salt

Pinch of black pepper

Nonstick spray or butter


  1. Grease your medium nonstick skillet with either nonstick spray or a dab of butter.
  2. Heat the skillet over medium high heat until the pan is hot. Be sure to not let the grease smoke and burn.
  3. Add your eggs into the skillet and sprinkle the salt and pepper over the top.
  4. Cook until the edges of the whites are starting to brown and the bottom of the yolk is beginning to firm up, about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Using either a spatula or the pan itself, flip the egg over and continue to cook for 1-2 more minute.
  6. Remove from the pan and serve.
  • Author: Carole Jones
  • Prep Time: 1 minute
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 egg
  • Calories: 70 kcal
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 100 mg
  • Fat: 6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 1 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Cholesterol: 215 mg

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