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Breakfast Tartines – Recipe!

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During the weekend, breakfast is a time to slow down and enjoy – a much different scene than during the week when we are racing out the door.  Sometimes it’s nice to find a weekend meal that’s not too complicated, but really hits the brunch spot inside all of us.  This recipe for Breakfast Tartines is just that – easy to prepare and fills that morning comfort food need in all of us.

For these tartine’s, I start with a rustic slice of wheat toast and layer it with fresh garden produce like tomatoes and avocados. Then, I steam eggs in a skillet and layer them over the top.  The final touch is fresh herbs and a hit of hot sauce for some morning heat — breakfast is served.

This recipe is so simple, let your kids help put it together and enjoy your morning.  It’s a nice start to your weekend.


4 eggs, organic preferably

4 slices rustic wheat bread, sliced

1 heirloom tomato

1 avocado

fresh chives or other herbs

hot sauce, optional




(Serves 2-4)

To Prepare:

1.  In a saute pan over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon of butter.  Add eggs and cook for 2 minutes.  Add a little water to pan and cover with a lid for 1 1/2 minutes.

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2.  Toast sliced bread and butter it lightly. Slice tomato and layer it on top of bread.

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3.  Slice avocado in half and remove the seed.  Dice avocado into chunks and layer it on top of tomatoes. Layer on freshly cooked eggs.

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4.  Cut chives over top of the eggs. Definitely don’t forget the hot sauce!  Enjoy!

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