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Sautéed leek with quail’s eggs on toast

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Leek with quail?s eggs
Leek with quail?s eggs
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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Woman's Weekly recipe Impress your nearest and dearest with a surprise breakfast or brunch by making posh egg on toast. Poach quail's eggs, sauté leeks and serve with Parma ham on toasted wholemeal bread or sourdough.

Ingredients

  • 2 slices Parma ham
  • A large knob of butter plus extra for buttering toast
  • 1 leek, finely sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 2-3 quail’s eggs (or 1 hen’s egg) per person
  • 2-3 slices wholemeal bread or sourdough bread, toasted

To make this really nice and rich, stir some double cream or crème fraiche into the leeks. Streaky bacon would be fine to use instead of Parma ham.

Method

  1. Tear the Parma ham into pieces, add to a hot pan and cook until crispy. Remove and set aside.
  2. Add a large knob of butter to the pan with the sliced leek and garlic. Sauté for 5 mins until softened.
  3. Poach the eggs in gently simmering water, 1-2 mins for quail's eggs or 2-3 mins for hen's eggs, until cooked to your liking. Butter the toast and spoon over the leeks and Parma ham. Place the eggs on top and season.

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