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Queso fresco is Mexican fresh cheese. Look for it in specialty Latino grocery stores.

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  • 1 Dempster’s® 100% Whole Wheat Bagel, halved
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) butter
  • 2 eggs
  • Pinch each salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely crumbled queso fresco (Mexican fresh cheese)
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) tomato salsa
  • 1/4 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced


Using 2-inch (5 cm) cookie cutter, cut out middle of bagel to make hole larger.

In large nonstick skillet, heat oil and butter over medium heat; cook bagel slices, cut side down, for 2 minutes or until bottoms are toasted.

Crack egg into hole of each bagel half. Season eggs with salt and pepper; cover and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until eggs are set to desired doneness. Top with queso fresco. Serve with salsa and avocado.

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