boiled egg, toast soldiers and tomatoes

Breakfast three ways

A great introduction to a healthier cooked breakfast – boiled eggs, toast fingers and tasty tomatoes. For children over 5 years, use a lower fat spread and try including some extra veggies like cooked mushrooms, or a portion of fruit.

Age: 12 mths +

Serves: 1 portion

Prep time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Suitable for vegetarians? Y


  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 medium slice wholemeal bread
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil spread
  • 3 cherry tomatoes, quartered

Serve with half a banana, sliced or cut into fingers.


  1. Bring a saucepan of water up to the boil, gently place the egg into the pan and cook for 5-6 minutes. Once cooked, transfer to a bowl of cold water to cool down.
  2. Toast the bread, spread with 1 tsp of vegetable oil spread, cut into fingers.
  3. Slice the cherry tomatoes into quarters.
  4. Peel the egg and slice into fingers.
  5. Serve the toast, egg fingers and tomatoes on a plate – encourage your baby to feed themselves.
Remember: cut small round foods like cherry tomatoes into small pieces to avoid choking.

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