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Moonstruck Eggs

Moonstruck (Cher and Nicolas Cage) is one of the movies my mom and I used to watch together, if it was on TV, we had to watch it because it was one of our favorite films.

It’s a story about love, and family bonds. But what I also find so endearing about the movie aside from the storyline and characters are the scenes in which the family sits together to discuss anything and everything around the dinner table sharing food and drink.

In the movie there is a scene with Cher and Olympia Dukakis, she is standing by the stove with a cast iron skillet and is preparing two pieces of bread with the centers removed and an egg frying inside, with a side of roasted red peppers.

So, as a tribute I give you my version of these eggs.


Moonstruck Eggs

A Foodies’ Kitchen Original Recipe
Serves 1

1 slice of whole wheat bread, the middle cut off with a cookie cutter
1 tablespoon butter
1 egg
Tomato sauce
Green onion, finely chopped
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat a skillet over medium high heat. Once the skillet is hot turn down the heat to medium, add the butter. Once the butter has started to bubble add the slice of bread.
  2. Let it brown for about 3 min. Turn it over and then crack the egg inside the bread’s hole, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Let is cook for about 3 minutes, and then carefully flip it over.
  4. Let it cook 2 minutes more, and serve.

I like to add some homemade tomato sauce and finely chopped green onion on top.


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