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Funny Face soft-boiled eggs with avocado & Vegemite soldiers

Switch up your regular egg soldiers for these Vegemite covered fingers with avocado and a soft boiled egg. The avo and Vegemite compliment each other perfectly and when dipped into the soft boiled egg, the flavours are delicious - the perfect mix! 

Preparation time 15 mins Serves 2 people


  • ½ small ripe avocado

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 2 eggs, at room temperature

  • 2 slices wholegrain bread

  • Vegemite, for spreading


  1. Draw funny faces, names or messages with a texta on the eggs before cooking.
  2. Halve avocado and scoop out the insides into a small bowl. Add lemon juice and mash with a fork. Set aside.
  3. Place eggs into a saucepan of cold water and bring to a gentle simmer, stirring gently in a clockwise direction, over medium heat. Simmer for 3-4 minutes for soft-boiled.  
  4. Meanwhile, toast bread then lightly spread with Vegemite and top with avocado. Cut the toast into fingers.
  5. Transfer eggs into egg cups and serve with avocado and Vegemite toast.