Poached Eggs with Bacon and Asparagus

    45 minutes

    Bacon and eggs for breakfast? Well why not give it a twist and try this version with asparagus for something a little different and much more healthy.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 750g green asparagus, washed and tailed
    • 8 eggs
    • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
    • 8 slices bacon, diced
    • 4 tablespoons vinaigrette
    • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste

    Preparation:30min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Sauté the asparagus with 1 tablespoon of butter in a frying pan for 2 minutes. The asparagus should be tender but still slightly crunchy.
    2. Add the bacon into a frying pan and cook until brown and crispy.
    3. Poach the eggs. For this bring a saucpan of water to a boil then add 1 teaspoon of vinegar. Break the eggs one by one into a small cup then gently drop them into the boiling water. Cook for 3 minutes or until the egg white is cooked.
    4. Divide asparagus among four plates, arrange two poached eggs on each plate, add the bacon, 1 tablespoon of vinaigrette, salt and pepper.

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    Wife says it was nice...so thumbs up.  -  05 Mar 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)


    This is lovely recipe, I cooked it today for lunch,I didn't use bacon instead Spanish chorizo and added mushroom when frying asparagus I also used flora fry rather than butter. It came out really nice I was suprised, I actually spend about 10-20mins cooking it!  -  27 Jan 2012  (Review from Allrecipes UK & Ireland)