Grilled Asparagus and Poached Eggs

A quick and easy breakfast that is packed for all nutrients, this delicious recipe takes no time to whip together.

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Grilled Asparagus and Poached Eggs

How delicious does this look? An easy recipe that is scrumptious and uses the best of nature's simplicity.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Breakfast
Servings 1 person


  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 spears fresh asparagus
  • 2 large fresh eggs
  • optional: parmesan cheese, greens


  • Bring a pan of water just to the boil then reduce to a light simmer.
  • Heat a griddle pan on a high heat.
  • Rinse the asparagus and pat dry. Snap the woody ends off and char grill them with a dash of olive oil for a few minutes on each side.
  • While the asparagus is grilling, poach the eggs in the water for around 3 minutes. Using a slotted spoon remove the cooked eggs and drain each egg, in the spoon on a paper towel, then place egg on top of the grilled asparagus.
  • To serve – grate some fresh parmesan on top – or if you prefer, freshly ground black pepper.


  • This recipe can also use steamed asparagus, and eggs can be fried if you prefer a crunchy texture.
  • Serve on fresh toast for a more substantial breakfast.
Keyword Egg

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