20 February 2013

Poached Eggs and Avocado




Sometimes I just really fancy something different for breakfast. 
I love eggs and avocado and so this is just a very quick recipe to knock up for a delicious and very nutritious breakfast.  

Not all people are a fan of chilli in the morning but for me it works well and gives this dish a little kick to get you going!

Ingredients: (to serve 2)

1/2 a red chilli (deseeded and chopped into small pieces)
2 avocados
Small bunch of fresh coriander
2 pieces rye bread
2 large eggs
Vinegar
Salt and pepper

Cut the avocados in half, remove the stone and scoop out the flesh. Chop into small pieces and mix in a large bowl with the chopped coriander leaves and chilli. 
To poach the eggs, put a large pan of water on the hob on a high heat. When the water is simmering break an egg into a ramekin and add a drop of vinegar. Using a balloon whisk, whisk the water round until you create a sort of whirlpool and then pour the egg from the ramekin into the centre of the water. Poach for approximately 3 minutes and then remove with a large spoon. Repeat this for the other egg.
Serve the eggs, seasoned with salt and pepper on top of the rye bread with a generous serving of the avocado mixture. 


This breakfast also goes well with my quick mango smoothie:



Peel and chop the flesh of one very ripe mango, removing the large stone from the middle.  Blitz the mango in a food processor with 3 tbsp of natural yoghurt, one banana, 1tsp of caster sugar and 175ml milk. Serve over ice. 











4 comments:

  1. This looks absolutely delicious!!!

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  2. Love it Miss Brigstock!!!! Seriously yum!
    xxxxxxx

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  3. This sounds fantastic! I love avocado on toast just by itself - but this takes it to the next level!

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  4. Beautiful - I love all the colors in the avocado, toast and egg - that's my kind of breakfast Katie! And I am definitely a fan of a kick of spice in the morning. I even like a tiny pinch of cayenne in my smoothies - you can barely taste it, but it warms the back of your throat.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to comment. It's really appreciated and lovely to hear some feedback. Katie x