Griddled asparagus, sweet potato and poached egg

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Asparagus, sweet potato topped with a poached egg
Asparagus, sweet potato topped with a poached egg
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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Woman's Weekly recipe This delicious breakfast or lunch recipe is simple to make. With a gooey poached egg, soft griddled asparagus bursting with flavour and sweet, creamy potato, this tasty dish only takes 30 mins to rustle up. This recipe is great if you're trying to be healthy - the egg is packed full of protein and will keep you fuller for longer. The sweet potato is much healthier than normal potato along with the asparagus which is full of healthy nutrients. Serve with a light dressing and enjoy!


  • 1 small-ish sweet potato, unpeeled and sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 100g asparagus tips
  • 2 large eggs
  • Salad dressing, to serve

Make a dressing by whisking 2tsps sherry vinegar, 1/2tsp Dijon mustard and 2tbsps olive oil, or use a ready-made dressing


  1. Coat the potato slices in oil. Cook them in batches on a hot griddle pan until well-marked on one side, then flip them over and cook until softened.
  2. Meanwhile, blanch the asparagus for 2 mins, drain and dry, then coat them in the leftover oil and griddle for a few minutes while poaching the eggs. Arrange the vegetables on plates and put an egg on top. Drizzle with salad dressing.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 300(kcal)
  • Fat 19.0g
  • Saturates 4.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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